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WD TV LIVE

Streaming Media Player


User Manual

Table of Contents
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Important User Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1


Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
WD Service and Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Recording Your WD Product Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Registering Your WD Product . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Product Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Features and Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6


Features. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Connections

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8

LED Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Package Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Installation Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Operating System Compatibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Installation Procedure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Network Setup. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Ethernet Network (Wired) Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Wireless Network Setup. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Checking the Network Connection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

Finding Your Content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25


Accessing Media Content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Transferring Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Share a Folder on Your Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Using the Web UI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

Operating the Media Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40


Using the Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Using a USB Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
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Using the Media Player UI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44


Media Library Compilation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Locating Your Contents on the Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

Watching Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Video Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Videos Menu Options. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Videos Folder Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Video Playback Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Video Playback Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
DVD Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69

Playing Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
Music Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
Music Menu Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Music Playback Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Music Playback Options. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
Playing Music From Your iPod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78

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Viewing Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Photo Display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Digital Camera Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Photos Menu Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Photo Display Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
Displaying Photo Thumbnails . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
Displaying Photo Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
Photo Slideshow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86

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Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Files Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Files Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88

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Internet Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
Adding a Service to Favorites. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
AccuWeather.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
Deezer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
Facebook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Flickr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Flixster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
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Live365 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113
MLB.TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
Netflix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
Pandora (US only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125
Picasa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131
SHOUTcast Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138
SiriusXM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142
Spotify . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144
TuneIn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
Tweet by WD TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154
YouTube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157

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Live TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167
Live TV Display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167

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Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Games Display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168

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News Feed (RSS). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169


Reading News Feeds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169
News Feed Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170
News Feed Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170
Adding Custom News Feeds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170

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Setup and Advanced Features. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171


Setup Navigation Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172
Audio/Video Output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172
Appearance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177
Video Playback Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
Music Playback Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183
Photo Playback Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184
Network Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
Operation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
About . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199
Media Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200

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System Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202


System Firmware Upgrade. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202
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Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204
Common Error Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207
FAQs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208

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Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209
Multiformat Content Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209
Supported Formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210
Regulatory Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214
Warranty Information (All Regions Except Australia/New Zealand) 218
Warranty Information (Australia/New Zealand only) . . . . . . . . . . . . 218
GNU General Public License (GPL) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220
Spotify Third-Party Licenses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221

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Important User Information


Important Safety Instructions
This device is designed and manufactured to assure personal safety. Improper use
can result in electric shock or fire hazard. The safeguards incorporated into this unit
will protect you if you observe the following procedures for installation, use, and
servicing.

Read these instructions.


Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the
manufacturers instructions.
Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or
other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A
polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type
plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third
prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your
outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods
of time.
Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the
apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is
damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the
apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or
has been dropped.
Carefully read and follow the Quick Install Guide and User Manual.
Do not operate this device outside the temperature range of 5C35C
(41F95F).
Do not drop or shake the device.
Do not move the device when it is powered on.
Power supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on
or pinched by items placed upon them or against them.
Do not overload wall outlets.
CAUTION: Danger of explosion if the battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the
equipment manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to
manufacturers instructions.

For additional safety information, refer to www.wd.com.


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WD Service and Support


Should you encounter any problem, please give us an opportunity to address it
before returning this product. Most technical support questions can be answered
through our knowledge base or e-mail support service at http://support.wd.com. If
the answer is not available or, if you prefer, please contact WD at the best telephone
number shown below.
Your product includes 30 days of free telephone support during the warranty period.
This 30-day period starts on the date of your first telephone contact with WD
technical support. E-mail support is free for the entire warranty period and our
extensive knowledge base is available 24/7. To help us keep you informed of new
features and services, remember to register your product online at
http://register.wd.com.

Accessing Online Support


Visit our product support website at http://support.wd.com and choose from these
topics:

Downloads - Download drivers, software, and updates for your WD product.


Registration - Register your WD product to get the latest updates and special
offers.
Warranty & RMA Services - Get Warranty, Product Replacement (RMA), RMA
Status, and Data Recovery Information.
Knowledge Base - Search by keyword, phrase, or answer ID.
Installation - Get online installation help for your WD product or software.
WD Community Share your thoughts and connect with other WD users.

Contacting WD Technical Support


When contacting WD for support, have your WD product serial number, system
hardware, and system software versions available.
North America
English
Spanish
Mexico
South America
Chile
Colombia
Venezuela
Peru
Uruguay
Argentina
Brazil

Europe (toll free)*


800.ASK.4WDC
(800.275.4932)
800.832.4778
001 8002754932

Europe
Middle East
Africa
Russia

1230 020 5871


009 800 83247788
0800 100 2855
0800 54003
000 413 598 3787
0800 4440839
0800 7704932
0021 800 83247788

Asia Pacific
Australia
China
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Japan
Korea
Malaysia
New Zealand
Philippines
Singapore
Taiwan
Thailand

00800 ASK4 WDEU


(00800 27549338)
+31 880062100
+31 880062100
+31 880062100
8 10 8002 335 5011

1800 42 9861 / +800 2275 4932


800 820 6682
+800 6008 6008
1800 419 5591 / 1800 200 5789
+803 852 9439
00531 65 0442 / 0120 994 120
02 703 6550
1800 88 1908 / +800 6008 6008 (Telekom
Malaysia)
0508 555 639 / +800 2275 4932
1 800 1441 0159
1800 608 6008 / +800 6008 6008 (Singtel)
0800 666 290 / +800 6008 6008 (Chunghwa)
001 800 441 0570

* Toll free number available in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland,
Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.

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Recording Your WD Product Information


In the following table, write the serial and model numbers of your new WD product.
You can find this information on the label on the bottom of the device. You should
also note the date of purchase. This information may be required when requesting
technical support.
Serial Number:
MAC Address:
Model Number:
Purchase Date:
System and Software Notes:

Registering Your WD Product


Your WD product includes 30 days of free technical support during the applicable
warranty period for your product. The 30-day period commences on the date of
your first telephone contact with WD technical support. Register your WD product
online at http://register.wd.com.
If your media player has an active network connnection, you can register directly
from the device using the supplied remote control (see Using the Remote Control
on page 41) or a USB keyboard (see Using a USB Keyboard on page 43). Go to
Device Registration on page 198 for instructions.

Accessories
For information on optional accessories for this product, visit:
US

www.shopwd.com or www.wdstore.com

Canada

www.shopwd.ca or www.wdstore.ca

Europe

www.shopwd.eu or www.wdstore.eu

All others

Contact WD Technical Support in your region. For a list of Technical Support


contacts, visit http://support.wd.com and see Knowledge Base Answer
ID 1048.

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Product Overview
Thank you for purchasing a WD TV Live streaming media player. This user manual
provides step-by-step instructions for installing and using your new media player.
For the latest WD product information and news, visit our website at www.wd.com.
Your media collection belongs on the big screen Enjoy your movies, vacation
slideshows and favorite songs on your TV in virtually any file format. Sit back and
enjoy the spectacular picture quality of brilliant 1080p.
Get the best entertainment on your TV Stream hit movies, view the latest viral
videos, catch up on shows, stay connected to your social network, and watch
highlights from the biggest games of the season. With WD TV Live, you can enjoy
the best services on your TV. See Internet Services on page 90 for more details.
Play virtually any media file format WD TV Live supports a wide variety of the
most popular files including MKV, MP4, XVID, AVI, WMV, and MOV video formats.
Get the freedom to enjoy your media now, in virtually any file format.
Your entertainment at your fingertips Control your WD TV experience with the
tap of a soft key or the swipe of a finger using the WD TV Remote app. Get onetouch access to your favorite online services, easy text input and a gesture pad for
faster navigation to your favorite content. Download this free app from the Apple
app store or get the Android app on Google Play.
Enjoy media from any source Stream videos, music, and photos from your USB
drive, network drive, and any PC or Mac computer in your home. Your media library
collects the content from all the drives, so finding the perfect video, song or photo to
view is easier than ever.
Your shows on any TV at home, or away Watch your favorite live and recorded
shows in any corner of your house, just add a Slingbox. Use WD TV Live as a settop-box for other rooms using the SlingPlayer app and get access to your cable
service when you take WD TV on the go. With Slingbox and WD TV Live, you can
extend your complete living room HDTV experience to another TV in your home, or
around the world.
Ready, set, stream So easy to set up, you'll be up and running in minutes.
WD TV Live connects to your high-speed Internet connection wirelessly, no PC
required. Or use the Ethernet port to connect to your wired home network.
High-performance, streaming-ready Wi-Fi Includes the latest wireless
technology -- extended-range Wireless-N -- giving you the speed you need to
stream HD.
Bring the arcade to your HDTV Swap gems with Rockswap, try your luck with
Texas Hold'Em, or test your math skills with Sudoku. WD TV Live brings casual
games to your big screen TV.
Stay updated with RSS feeds Stay posted on your favorite bloggers and
websites and stream the latest audio and video with timely RSS feeds. You can also
add specific feeds to your dashboard to be shown as tickers so you never miss a
thing.
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Programmable remote Customize buttons for quick and easy access to your
favorite music, photos, videos or menu choices. Use the included programmable
remote control to make your entertainment choices using our crisp, animated
navigation menus.
Use your keyboard for easy searching and updating Use the on-screen
keyboard or attach your wired or wireless USB keyboard for easy text input. Perfect
for searching videos on YouTube or updating your status on Facebook.
Advanced navigation options
Thumbnail, list, and preview modes Browse your content by file name or by
thumbnails of photos, album covers, video preview, and movie cover art.

Media library This unique feature lets you view all your media by media type in
one menu regardless of its location in folders or drives. You can view your
content by categories such as genre, album, artist and date.

Search Search by genre, title, artist, filename and partial filename.


Photo viewing

View photos as a slideshow with a variety of transitions and background music


Zoom and pan

Search by filename, partial filename, most recently viewed and date


Movie viewing

Fast forward, reverse, pause, zoom, and pan


View subtitles

Search by filename, partial filename, most recently viewed and date


Music playback

Fast forward, reverse, pause, shuffle, repeat


Search by filename, partial filename, most recently viewed and date.
File Management

Copy files between USB drives and transfer files between a USB drive connected
to the media player and your computer.
HDMI and composite video output The HDMI port lets you connect to the
highest quality HDTV or home theater. Additional composite (RCA) outputs ensure
compatibility with virtually all television sets.

S/PDIF digital output The optical audio output sends digital signals to your AV
receiver for the best surround sound experience.
Ultra-compact design Cool and quiet, this compact system integrates perfectly
into your entertainment center.

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Features and Functions


Features
The animated interface makes it easy to navigate and enjoy your media and the best
of the Internet. Make it personal and have fun.

Menus
Organized, categorized and ready to play The WD TV Live streaming media
player finds and categorizes all the music photos and movies on any connected
USB devices and network shares and displays them in one easy-to-view menu
system.
Choose from a variety of viewing options Select thumbnail view, list view and
even see a preview of your movies in your movie menu. You can add metadata to
your media for better identification and sort and filter the content to easily find what
youre looking for.
Customize your media experience Select a background from beautiful, high
resolution images provided by WDs Creative Masters or choose one of your own
photos.
Dash to your favorites Tag your favorites for instant playback and use the handy
dashboard to quickly access your favorite personal content and Internet services.
View your recent activity. Organize your movies, music, and photos in a queue and
play them in sequential order.
Play photo slideshows with the music you choose View special moments
with the right music to set the mood for your next party. Select transitions and
slideshow speed.
Playing video DVD-like navigation lets you view all the content included with your
movies, including complete menu navigation, chapter listings, special features, and
subtitles. Select and jump to a specific time-spot in a video. Browse your video
collection with its clip art in the background.
Playing music Browse by artist, genre, and album title. Or search for your favorite
titles. Create a queue and youve got a virtual DJ for your party. Preset your favorite
song to a numeric key and play it with one click.
Family-ready Share your family photos, videos, music, and files on your home
network and stream to any screen in the house.
Automatic play Select your favorite song, movie, or photo slideshow to
automatically play when the device is turned on. Perfect for living art on your HDTV
or for digital signage.
Play your media from your computer This media player is Windows 8
compatible, so you can use the Play To feature to easily stream your Windows 8 or
Windows 7 computers files to your TV through your media player.*
*For more information on Play To, go to http://windows.microsoft.com and enter Play To in the
search field.

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Audio/Video Interface

HDMI interface for digital audio and high-definition video.


Composite interface (mini-jack) for analog AV connection.
S/PDIF (optical) audio for high-fidelity digital audio.
Auto source function enables the HD media player to detect and switch to a new
interface connection. For example, the media player automatically switches to
HD mode when it is connected through an HDMI cable.
Video output resolution includes 480i, 576i, 480p, 576p, 720i, 720p, 1080i,
1080p.
Stereo or multi-channel digital surround audio output (digital surround sound is
only available when using the HDMI or S/PDIF interfaces).
Wired or wireless Internet connection for access to online media content.

Plug-and-Play USB 2.0 Support*

USB storage device with a USB connector


Portable media players with USB connector
Digital cameras/camcorders with USB connector

*For a list of tested, compatible USB devices, see Article #5688 in our knowledge base at
http://support.wd.com.

USB Storage File System Support

NTFS
FAT/FAT32
HFS+

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Connections

2
3

Item

Component

Description

USB port 1

Supports connection of compatible removable storage


devices, portable media players, and digital cameras with
USB connectors.

Reset button
(bottom of device)

Press for one second to reset to factory defaults (see Device


Reset on page 199). Press and hold 10 seconds to toggle
between NTSC and PAL. Use a fine-tipped stylus or the
unfolded end of a paperclip to press the reset switch.

Power jack

Connects the power cable.

S/PDIF (optical)
audio port

Connects to your AV receiver (S/PDIF cable sold separately).

Ethernet port

Supports LAN connection for wired Internet access.

HDMI port

Connects to your TVs HDMI port (HDMI cable sold


separately).

USB port 2

The same function as USB port 1.

Composite jack

Connect to your TVs analog video and audio jacks.

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LED Indicator

Item

Component

Description

Infrared
receiver

Receives signals from the remote control. Point the tip of the
remote control to the infrared receiver and ensure that the path
between the two is unobstructed.

LED

OnThe power cable is connected and the power is on.


OffThe media player is in standby mode , turned off, or the
power cable is disconnected.
Steady flashing A USB device has been discovered and the
unit is being mounted in the system. If the Media Library is set
to On in the Setup options (see Media Library Compilation on
page 49), the LED flashes at the same steady constant rate.
Three short flashes followed by three long flashed followed by
three short flashesA system diagnostic failure has occurred.
See Troubleshooting on page 205.

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Remote Control
CAUTION: Do not expose the batteries or the remote control with batteries
installed to excessive heat (direct sunlight, fire, etc.).
1. Infrared transmitter
2.
POWER
3. Subtitle
4. PREV (track), STOP, NEXT (track)
5. Back (last screen)
6. Navigation buttons, OK
7. Previous Page
8. MUTE
9. Alpha-numeric keys
10. SEARCH
HOME
11.
12. Audio
13. REV, PAUSE/PLAY, FF
14. Options
15. Next Page
16. Setup
17. Shortcut/function keys
18. EJECT (safe removal of attached
storage)

11

12

4
13

14

5
6
7

15

16
17

10

18

Note: For additional information, see Using the Remote Control on page 41.

WD TV Remote
Control your WD TV experience with the tap of a soft key or the swipe
of a finger using the WD TV Remote app. Get one-touch access to
your favorite online services, easy text input and a gesture pad for
faster navigation to your favorite content. Download this free app from
the Apple app store or get the Android app on Google Play.
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Getting Started
Package Contents

WD TV Live streaming media player

Remote control and


Two AAA batteries

Composite AV cable

AC power adapter

Quick Install Guide

Installation Requirements
Standard or HDTV with a composite (standard A/V) or HDMI input
An available network connection for online content and services
Optional: TV, stereo, or AV receiver with an optical digital (S/PDIF) or stereo audio
input jack (audio playback only)

Operating System Compatibility


The media player is compatible with the following operating systems:
Windows

Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1

Mac OS X

Snow Leopard
Lion
Mountain Lion
Mavericks

Note: Compatibility may vary depending on users hardware configuration and operating system.

Important: For highest performance and reliability, it is recommended that


you install the latest updates and service pack (SP). For Windows, go to the
Start menu and select Windows Update. For Mac, go to the Apple menu
and select Software Update.

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Installation Procedure
The media player installation procedure is outlined below:
1. Connect the power cable. See Step 1 - Connecting the Power Cable on
page 13.
2. Connect the media player to your TV or entertainment unit. See Step 2 Connecting the Media Player on page 14. You can use HDMI (page 15), or
composite (page 16) connections.
3. Insert the batteries into the remote control.
4. Connect the USB device containing your media content (Step 3 - Connecting a
USB Device (Optional) on page 18) and/or establish a wired or wireless network
connection (Step 4 - Connecting to Your Network on page 20).

Step 1 - Connecting the Power Cable


1. If applicable, connect the power clip to the power cable plug.
The AC power adapter will vary, depending on your location. Some locations do
not require a power plug clip. Units sold in those locations will have a fixed power
plug.
2. Connect the power cable to the media players DC connector, and then plug the
opposite end into an AC power outlet. The media player powers up
automatically.

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Step 2 - Connecting the Media Player


The following figures illustrate the cable connections supported by the media player.
The standard connection uses the included composite-to-mini AV cables.

Note: HDMI and S/PDIF (optical) cables are sold separately.

Important: Configure the media players Audio/Video settings depending on


the type of connection you choose. See Audio/Video Output on page 173
for more information on these settings.
Choosing the Best Connection
The quality of the picture produced by your TV depends on the quality of your TV
and its connection to the media player.
Connection

Quality

Connectors

HDMI

Best
(up to 1080p)

Specialized, high-definition connector

Composite

Good
(480i/576i)

Yellow = video
Red = right audio
White = left audio

HDMI (High Definition)

Composite (Standard Definition)

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HDMI Video and Audio (High Definition)


HDMI combines high-definition video, multi-channel audio, and inter-component
control in a single digital cable. This interface provides video quality resolution of up
to 1080p.
To connect your media player using an HDMI cable:
1. Plug an HDMI cable into the HDMI connector on the media player.
2. Plug the opposite end into the HDMI port on your TV or audio/video system (if
available).

Wait a few seconds for your TV to detect the media player. If it is not detected,
you may need to change the input source on your TV to HDMI. Check the user
documentation of your TV for more information.
Once the media player is detected, the splash screen displays to indicate system
bootup, then the home screen of the user interface opens.

Note: HDMI cables are sold separately.

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Composite AV Connection (Standard Definition)


To use a composite connection:

1. Plug the mini-connector into the composite port on the media player.
2. Plug the opposite ends into the composite input ports on your TV, yellow to
yellow, red to red, and white to white.
3. Select the appropriate TV input source.

Wait a few seconds for your TV to detect the media player. If the media player is
not detected, you may need to change the input source on your TV to
composite, depending on your connection. Check the user documentation of
your TV for more information.
Once the media player is detected, the splash screen displays to indicate system
bootup, then the home screen of the user interface opens.

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Home Theater (High Definition)


To connect a home theater system:

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Plug an HDMI cable into the HDMI connector on the media player.
Plug the opposite end into the HDMI In port on your A/V receiver.
Plug an HDMI cable into the HDMI Out port on your A/V receiver.
Plug the opposite end into the HDMI port on your TV (if available).
Select the appropriate TV input source.

My Book external drive


(sold separately)

To connect a home theater system using S/PDIF:

1. Plug a S/PDIF cable into the S/PDIF connector on the media player.
2. Plug the opposite end into the S/PDIF In port on your A/V receiver.
3. Plug HDMI or composite connectors to the appropriate Out ports on the media
player.
4. Plug the opposite end(s) into the appropriate port(s) on your TV.
5. Select the appropriate TV input source.
6. Set the appropriate audio output option on the media player. See Audio/Video
Output on page 173.

or

HDMI and S/PDIF cables sold separately.

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Step 3 - Connecting a USB Device (Optional)


The media player has two USB ports that support playback from WD USB external
drives.*
* For a list of supported WD external drives, see article #5688 in or knowledge base at
http://support.wd.com.

To connect the USB device:

1. Connect the USB device to either of the media players USB ports.

My Book external hard


drive (sold separately)

2. Wait for a few moments while the media player scans the USB device for media
files. (Scanning is enabled by default. If you want to turn off automatic scanning,
go to Media Library Compilation on page 49.)
3. Navigate to the Home screen, and select the Files menu to access files on the
USB device. See Finding Your Content on page 26.
To unlock a locked WD USB device:

A USB device must be unlocked for the media player to access its contents.
1. In the Unlock your WD Drive screen, press / to select OK, then press OK.
to type in the USB drive access password in
2. Use the navigation buttons
the on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
If a wrong password is entered, press / to select OK, press OK, then type in
the correct password. If you enter the wrong password five consecutive times,
the USB drive is placed in a hold state. Press OK to close the error message.
Disconnect the USB drive. Power cycle and reconnect the USB drive and type in
the correct access password.
3. Once the USB drive has been unlocked, the menu bar for the selected media
type will appear. Press / to choose a filter option for displaying supported
media contents, then press OK.
Supported content for the selected media type will be displayed.
4. Use the navigation buttons
to select the content you wish to access,
then press OK to start media playback.

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Removing a USB Device


To prevent data loss, it is highly recommended that you first press the EJECT button
on the remote control before removing a USB device.
To remove a USB device:

1. Press the EJECT button


2. Press / to select the USB device.
3. Press OK. With the
selected, press OK again.

4. Disconnect the USB device from the media player.

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Step 4 - Connecting to Your Network


The media player can be connected to your home network to access the Internet
and network storage using a wired or wireless network connection. A network
connection provides access to locally stored and online media content.
After connecting the media player to your TV and turning it on, the network setup
wizard starts up. Press / to select your language, then press OK.

For detailed instructions on wireless and wired and wireless network connections,
go to the next page (Network Setup on page 21).
Accessing Media Content from the Network
See Finding Your Content on page 26.
Accessing Online Media Content
See Internet Services on page 90.

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Network Setup
The media player can be connected to the local area network using a wired or
wireless network connection for access to streaming video and online and offline
media content.

Important: Streaming over Wi-Fi may be unstable due to various reasons


such as a weak network connection, signal strength, variable speeds, or
other environmental factors. You can create instant high-speed, wired
network connections and gain fast, reliable access to the Internet without
running wires all over your house using WD Livewire powerline AV network
kit (sold separately). For more information, visit
http://products.wd.com/WDLivewire.

Ethernet Network (Wired) Setup


Follow these steps to automatically set up a wired network connection:

1. Press / to select your language in the setup wizard Welcome screen, then
press OK.
2. Plug an Ethernet cable into the Ethernet connector on the media player.
3. Plug the opposite end of the Ethernet cable directly into a LAN port on a router or
network switch.

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4. The wizard begins automatic network connection. When finished, the following
screen displays. Press OK.

To change or manually configure your wired network setup (recommended for


advanced users only), see Network Setup on page 187.

Wireless Network Setup


You have four options for setting up your wireless network:

Auto search Select an available access point found by the media player.
Manually enter the wireless network name Use the on-screen keyboard to
input the network name (SSID) manually (when SSID not set to broadcast).
Wi-Fi Proctected Setup (WPS) Enter a PIN or push the WPS button on the
router (if available).
Windows Pairing Code This option is only available via the Setup menu. See
Get Windows Pairing Code on page 189
Note: The recommended setting on Wireless N routers is 802.11n-only with a channel width of 20/40
MHz. If you are using a wireless-N access point (AP) and it has been set to operate in 802.11n mode
with a security setting of anything other than WPA2-PSK+AES or None, then media player will operate
at lower 802.11g rates. Disabling wireless security is not recommended.

Auto Search or Manually Enter Wireless Network Name


1. Press / to select your language in the setup wizard Welcome screen, then
press OK.
2. Auto Search: Press / to select your wireless network from the list, and press
OK. Proceed to step 5.

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Manual: Depending on your wireless network setup, you may want to manually
type in the name of your network. In this case, navigate to the keyboard icon on
the right side of the screen, press OK, and proceed to the next step.
3. Use the navigation buttons
to type in the SSID for the access point you
want to connect to, select Submit, then press OK.

4. Press

to select the wireless network encryption type , then press OK.

5. If necessary, use the navigation buttons


access point, select Submit, then press OK.

to type in the passcode for the

6. Once the network is successfully set up, press OK to display the Home screen.

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Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)


1. Press / to select your language in the setup wizard Welcome screen, then
press OK.
2. Navigate to the WPS icon on the right side of the screen, and press OK.
3. Press / to select the method you want to use, then press OK.

WPS Button
1. Press the WPS button on your wireless router.
2. Press OK on the remote.

PIN Code
1. Enter the WPS PIN code shown on-screen in your wireless routers web
configuration page.

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2. Press OK on the remote.


After performing one of the wireless setup functions above, press OK.

After establishing a network connection, you can:

Use the Internet services integrated into your media player to access
streaming media. See Internet Services on page 90 for more information on
these services.
Access your media files on the network. See Finding Your Content on
page 26.

Checking the Network Connection


If you experience network problems, check the network connection to determine the
cause of the problem.
To check the network connection:

1. Press Setup on the remote.


2. Press / to select Network Settings, then press OK.
3. Press / to select Check Connection, then press OK.
The unit will automatically check the network connection. Once the check is
completed, the results display. A green check mark on these items indicate that
there is no problem with your network settings. If a problem is indicated, check
your router settings and manual for a solution.

A red cross mark indicates a problem with the network settings. It can either be
the IP address or the DNS server address. If the problem persists, check with
your Internet service provider.
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Finding Your Content


This section describes how you can use the media player to access your digital
media collection over the local network.

Access network attached storage view and play back digital media content
stored on your network attached storage device or media server. See Accessing
Media Content on page 26.
Access your online media view and play back your digital media content
stored in your Facebook or Picasa online accounts. See Accessing Media
Content on page 26.
Attach USB storage attach a USB storage device to the media player and
transfer media files back and forth to it using your computer. See Transferring
Files on page 31.
Share a folder on your computer view and play back digital media content
stored on your computer by sharing one or more folders containing the media.
See Share a Folder on Your Computer on page 36.

Accessing Media Content


Once the media player has an active network connection, you can access media
content from a Network Attached Storage (NAS) device or shared computer located
on the same network as your media player. You can also access content from USB
storage connected to the media player. The benefits and applications of each
content source type are described below.
To access media content from a network share, media server, USB storage, or
online account:

1. Navigate to the Home screen, and select the menu for media content you wish to
access. It can be Music, Videos, or Photos. Press OK.
2. Press OK to select a new content source or press
or / to select Select
Content Source , then press OK.
3. Press / to select the network resource where the media content you want to
access is located, then press OK.

Note: My Media Library does not appear on first use or if the media library is turned off (see Media
Library on page 201). It only appears if you have a USB drive attached or have added a network
attached storage drive to the Media Library list
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Content Source

Best for accessing...

My Media Library

All available network shares and attached USB storage (slow scan
depending on the number of files and connection speed, the scanning time
required to compile the media library may be increased).

Local Storage

Storage devices attached to USB ports 1 and/or 2.

Media Server

Network-attached media server devices for ease of use (optimal for DLNA
certified server devices such as WDs My Book Live ).

Network Share
Windows Shares Windows network shares, most network attached storage drives, legacy Mac
OS before Lion, and other devices that use the SMB/CIFS protocol.
Mac Shares

Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) shares for Mac OS.

Linux Shares

Linux (NFS) network shares (recommended for advanced power users). See
Linux Shares on page 192 for details.

Online Service

Photos and videos posted in your Facebook and Picasa online accounts.

My Media Library
The benefit of selecting this option is that it shows all the aggregated content on
your network attached and USB storage together in one view. However, it does take
longer to scan all the storage content compared to selecting a more specific option
for content retrieval.
To add additional source content to My Media Library, please do one of the
following:

Attach USB storage to one of the USB ports on the media player and it is
automatically added to media library.
Connect to a Windows or Mac Share (see Network Share on page 29). While
browsing the content inside, press Option to add a share folder to the Media
Library.

Use the Media Library Manager for Network Share (see Media Library Manager
for Network Share on page 195), and select Add network share to media
library to manually add individual share folders to the media library. A maximum
of 10 shares can be added.

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Local Storage
Select Local Storage to access media content on one or more USB storage devices
connected to the media players USB 1 or USB 2 ports.

After selecting USB 1 or USB 2, the media player scans the drive to build the media
library by default (if enabled).
If the media player and your computer are attached to the network, you can transfer
files back and forth between your computer and the USB storage device. See
Transferring Files on page 31.

Media Server
This menu displays network attached UPnP media servers connected to your
network and usage is optimized with DLNA compliant devices such as WD My Book
Live personal cloud storage and WD TV Live Hub media centers.

The benefit of using a media server is that it aggregates the content together from
the device that is hosting it. The media server hosts a list of supported file formats
with metadata information that allows a client device like the media player to easily
browse and play back the content.
However, using a media server can restrict supported file types and you may not be
able to see all the files stored in the media server. When using a Network Share,
every file is presented to the media player and it does the content filtering based on
what it can support.
Follow the steps below under Accessing a Shared Folder, selecting the name of
your media server and referencing your media server documentation for password
setup and administration if necessary.
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Network Share
The media player supports Windows (SMB/CIFS), Mac (AFP), and Linux (NFS)
network shares (to turn on Linux share support, see Linux Share (NFS) Support on
page 192).

Windows Shares
Windows Shares uses Samba (also known as SMB/CIFS), a more common protocol
among devices such as PC, NAS, and Mac (before Lion). If you want to simply
discover and/or share a folder on the network to be accessed by the media player,
Samba is a common method, especially for Windows.
Windows Shares display shared computers and network attached storage devices
(such as WDs My Book Live personal cloud storage NAS drive) connected to your
network via the Samba protocol.

Mac Shares
Mac Shares uses AFP (Apple File Protocol), a more common protocol among Mac
devices. If you want to simply discover and/or share a folder on the network to be
accessed by the media player, AFP is a common method for Mac.

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Accessing a Shared Folder


To create a shared folder, follow the instructions under Share a Folder on Your
Computer on page 36.
To access a shared folder under Network Share:
1. Select the name of your computer and press OK twice.

2. If necessary, enter your user name and password to access your computer, or
accept the default login. For further information regarding password setup and
administration, refer to your operating system documentation.
3. Press to select OK, then press OK. Supported content for the selected media
type displays.
4. Select the content you wish to access, then press OK to start media playback.
Accessing Network Attached Storage
Follow the steps above under Accessing a Shared Folder, selecting the name of
your NAS device and referencing your NAS device documentation for password
setup and administration.

Online Service
This menu allows you to connect to media content stored in your Facebook and
Picasa online accounts. Select Facebook or Picasa and enter your user name and
password to access your media content.

Logging in to a Network Resource or Online Account


When accessing a network resource, you need to enter in the user name and
password for the device or account using the on-screen keyboard. In some cases, a
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default anonymous login displays if no password is set for the device. When this
happens, accept the default login, select
, then press OK.

Select Remember Me and press OK to have the media player remember the user
name and password for the resource.

Transferring Files
If the media player has an active network connection, any USB drive connected to it
can serve as a network drive. This allows you to transfer files between your media
player and your computer. This feature is applicable to a PC running Windows XP or
later operating systems, as well to a Macintosh computer running Mac OS X
Leopard or later operating systems.

Enabling File Sharing on the Network Share (Samba Server)


1. Navigate to the Home | Setup menu bar.
2. Press / to select Network Settings, then press OK.
3. Press / to select Network Share Server Settings and make sure the
option is set to On for the Windows Share Server or Mac Share Server as
appropriate.

4. Note the name indicated in the Device name field. This will help you identify your
media player on the network.

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Discovering the Media Players Attached Storage


Using the WD Discovery Tool (Windows)
1. Connect the USB hard drive you need for the file transfer to your media player.
2. Ensure that your computer is on the same network as your media player and that
the file sharing option is enabled. Refer to Windows Help for instructions on how
to enable file sharing on your computer.
3. Download the WD Discovery tool from http://products.wd.com/updates.
4. Double-click on the downloaded installer file and follow the on-screen prompts to
install WD Discovery.
5. Run the WD Discovery program after installation.
6. Click WDTVLive in the Network Devices Found list.
7. Click Map Network Shares in the Things To Do list.

8. A message appears asking whether you want to map the drive automatically.
You have two options. Complete step (a) or step (b).
(a) To map the drive automatically, click Yes.

All share folders available on the device are mapped as network drives
automatically. Available drive letters are assigned backwards from Z.
When mapping completes, the connected storage appears as a network
drive in the WD Discovery screen. Click Back to return to the main page.

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(b) To map the drive manually, click No. Click on the name of the attached
storage device in the Map Network Share list, then select an available drive
letter. Click Yes to complete drive letter assignment.

Note: Once the device is mapped to a network drive, automatically or manually, it keeps the same
drive letter.

9. Close the WD Discovery Tool.


10. Click Desktop,
, or Start and then (My) Computer. The connected storage
root displays. You can now drag and drop files and folders into the connected
storage device using (My) Computer or Windows Explorer.
Using Windows
As an alternative to using WD Discovery, access the media players attached storage
as follows:
Windows 8.1/8:

Click Desktop > Computer > Network and locate the media player.

Windows 7/Vista:

Click

> Computer > Network and locate the media player.

Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP:

In Windows Explorer or in a Web browser, enter \\wdtvlive as the address.

Using Macintosh
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Connect the USB hard drive you need for the file transfer to your media player.
Turn on your computer and wait for the operating system to load.
Open Finder.
Click the WDTVLive icon under SHARED.
Drag and drop your media files from your computer to the media player or from
the media player to your computer.

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Moving Files Between the Media Player and a Windows Computer


1. Connect the USB hard drive you need for the file transfer to your media player.
2. Ensure that your computer is on the same network as your media player and that
the file sharing option is enabled. Refer to Windows Help for instructions on how
to enable file sharing on your computer.
3. Open a Windows Explorer window, then click Network. Your media player is
listed on the network resources list.

4. Click the device corresponding to your media player.

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5. Click the USB drive you need for the file transfer to display its contents.

6. Locate the file(s) you intend to transfer and perform a Copy/Paste, Cut/Paste, or
Drag/Drop operation.

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Moving Files Between the Media Player and a Mac Computer


1. Connect the USB hard drive you need for the file transfer to your media player.
2. Ensure that your computer is on the same network as your media player and that
the file sharing option is enabled. Refer to Apple Help for instructions on how to
enable file sharing on your computer.
3. Open a Finder window.
4. On the Finder side bar, click Shared. Your media player is listed on the shared
resources list.
5. Click the device corresponding to your media player. The USB drive connected
to your media player displays.

6. Click the USB drive you need for the file transfer to display its contents.
7. Locate the file(s) you intend to transfer and do a Copy/Paste, Cut/Paste, or Drag/
Drop operation.

Share a Folder on Your Computer


You can view and play back digital media content stored on your computer by
sharing one or more folders containing the media.
Make sure the media player and your computer are both attached to the network,
see Article #3787 in our knowledge base at http://support.wd.com, then follow the
instructions for your operating system.

Important: Be sure to update your operating system to the latest update or


service pack. Depending on your network's configuration you may need to
disable or adjust your Firewall settings to view your shared folder on your
network. Contact your Firewall manufacturer for assistance.
When finished following the instructions for your operating system, go to
Accessing a Shared Folder on page 30.
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Using the Web UI


The media player provides a Web-based user interface (UI) that can be used to
control certain functions. You must use a network-connected computer or smart
phone to use the Web UI.

Important: Your media player must be set up on the network (see Network
Setup on page 21 for further information) to use the Web UI.

Launching the Web UI


1. Open a Web brower and type in your medias centers IP address in the address
field. Press ENTER on your computer keyboard.

Note: To find your media players IP address, press Setup on the remote controller and navigate to
Network Settings. Select Network Setup to see the media players IP address.

2. The Web UI launch page displays. Enter the default password (admin) in the
Password field.
3. Select your preferred language from the Language list.
4. Click I accept END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT, then click Login. You can
also click Keep me signed in.

5. The Web UI menu options display.

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System
Click System in the Web UI home page to manage the system status of your media
player and view general network information and important messages. You can
change the password, set the device name, view network information, and choose
date and time settings using these options.

Remote
Click Remote in the Web UI home page to control the media player using your
computer. Click the buttons on the virtual remote controller to control your media
player (see Using the Remote Control on page 41 for further information).

Click the Open in separate window link to open the virtual remote controller in a
new browser screen. You can copy the URL from this browser screen and enter it in
a browser on your smartphone. Then, you can use your smartphone as a virtual
remote controller by touching the buttons on the screen.

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Enter on-screen keyboard commands in the Submit field using your computer or
smartphone keyboard, then click or press Submit when finished.

Appearance
The media player supports interchangeable user interfaces called themes. Themes
alter the player's visual appearance, but not its functionality. Click Appearance to
change the user interface theme. Click Browse to find the *.zip file containing all the
files for the theme you want to load. Click Submit.

Note: When applicable, make sure all the theme files have been extracted from the *.theme file then
compressed into a *.zip file.

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RSS
Click RSS to view your RSS subscriptions and category folders. Here, you can add
a new subscription or a new folder to categorize your subscriptions.

Support
Click Support to access Express Customer Support and Support Documentation
including product documentation, FAQs, and a WD TV user forum.

Logout
Click the Logout button in the main menu to log out of the Web UI.

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Operating the Media Player


Using the Remote Control
The media players ergonomic remote control lets you navigate the Home screen,
browse for media files, enable playback options, and customize the system settings.
The infrared sensor detects signals from the remote.

Important: Make sure there are no obstructions between the remote


control and the infrared sensor on the media player.
Button

Function

HOME

Displays the main menu and the various options for playback of files and
device setup.

POWER

Suspends the device into sleep mode and turns off video output. Press
and hold the power button for five seconds to completely shut down the
media player.

Navigation
buttons

Navigate through Home options, menu screens, media libraries, on-screen


keyboards, and toolbars.

OK

Displays the media directories and Settings screens.


Turns information bar ON or OFF.
Begins playback of the selected media file.
Enables the currently selected setting in a Settings option screen.

STOP

Discontinues playback.

Back

Goes back to the previous screen.

REV (reverse)

Scans backward during audio/video playback. Supports the following


speeds: 2, 4, 8, 16, 32.

PREV

Press once to jump to the start of the audio/video file.


Press twice to jump to the previous audio/video/image file.
Press to page up.
During Video REV mode, press to skip back 10 minutes.

SEARCH

Locates a media file in the current folder. This function is only available
when the Media Library setting is enabled. Does not search subfolder.

Options

During playback, displays additional playback options. From an online


media content screen, press to display more service options.

PAUSE/PLAY

Toggles between pause and playback.

FF
(fast forward)

Scans forward through the audio/video playback. Supports the


following speeds: 2, 4, 8, 16, 32.

NEXT

Skips to the next audio, video, or image file.


Press to page down.
During Video FF mode, press to skip forward 10 minutes.
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Button

Function

EJECT

Safely removes a USB device

Next Page

Displays the next page in the UI. Allows viewing of continued next, more
service icons, etc.

Prev Page

Displays the previous page in the UI.

MUTE

Turns off the volume output

Subtitle

Switches a videos subtitles (if applicable)

Audio

Switches a videos audio stream (if applicable)

Setup

Brings up the Setup menu

Alpha-numeric
keys

Pressing any of these keys once inputs the corresponding number.


Pressing keys 2-9 multiple times inputs the corresponding alpha
characters.
While listening to a song or music playlist, press and hold any of the
0-9 buttons to create a preset.

A, B, C, D

User assignable shortcut/function keys. See Remote Settings on page


193. Default settings are as follows (only valid when inside the Videos,
Music, or Photos menus):
Pressing
activates the
sort and filter menu.
Pressing
activates the
select content source menu.
Pressing
activates the
change view menu.
Pressing
activates the
dashboard menu.

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Using a USB Keyboard


As an alternative to using the remote control, you can plug a USB keyboard into
either of the two USB ports on the media player.
Key or key
sequence

Function

HOME

Displays the main menu and the various options for playback of files and
device setup.

CTRL

+ P (Power)

Suspends the device into sleep mode and turns off video output.

UP, DOWN, LEFT,


& RIGHT ARROWS

Navigate through Home options, menu screens, media libraries, on-screen


keyboards, and toolbars.

ENTER

Displays the media directories and Settings screens.


Turns information bar ON or OFF.
Begins playback of the selected media file.
Enables the currently selected setting in a Settings option screen.

S (Stop)

Discontinues playback.

ESC (Back)

Goes back to the previous screen.

- (Reverse)

Scans backward during audio/video playback. Supports the following


speeds: 2, 4, 8, 16, 32.

P (Previous)

Press once to jump to the start of the audio/video file.


Press twice to jump to the previous audio/video/image file.
Press to page up.
During Video REV mode, press to skip back 10 minutes.

CTRL

+ F (Search)

Locates a media file in the current folder. This function is only available
when the Media Library setting is enabled. Does not search subfolder.

CTRL

+ O (Options)

During playback, displays additional playback options. From an online


media content screen, press to display more service options.

SPACE BAR
(Play/Pause)

Toggles between pause and playback.

+ (FF)

Scans forward through the audio/video playback. Supports the


following speeds: 2, 4, 8, 16, 32.

N (Next)

Skips to the next audio, video, or image file.


Press to page down.
During Video FF mode, press to skip forward 10 minutes.

CTRL

+ E (Eject)

Switches to safe mode so you can safely remove a USB device.

M (Mute)

Turns off the volume output

V (Subtitle)

Switches a videos subtitles (if applicable)

B (Audio)

Switches a videos audio stream (if applicable)

DELETE

Clears the data entry field.


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Key or key
sequence

Function

Z (Zoom)

Zooms in on the currently playing video file or photo.

SHIFT

+ R (Shuffle)

Enables the shuffle function for Videos and Music files (key sequence
toggles between shuffle and repeat).

SHIFT

+ R (Repeat)

Repeats the current video or music file (key sequence toggles between
shuffle and repeat).

BACKSPACE
CTRL

+ S (Setup)

Alpha-numeric
keys

Deletes the currently selected file.


Brings up the Setup menu
Pressing the any of these keys once inputs the corresponding letter or
number.
While listening to a song or music playlist, press and hold any of the
0-9 buttons to create a preset.

CTRL
CTRL
CTRL
CTRL

+A
+B
+C
+D

User assignable shortcut/function keys. See Remote Settings on page


193. Default settings are as follows (only valid when inside the Videos,
Music, or Photos menus):
sort and filter menu.
Pressing CTRL + A activates the

+ B activates the
Pressing CTRL + C activates the
Pressing CTRL + D activates the
Pressing CTRL

select content source menu.


change view menu.
dashboard menu.

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Using the Media Player UI


The Home screen displays when turn on your media player or press HOME on the
remote control. The menu options in this screen let you access services, browse
your media library and configure the media players settings.

Home Screen Options


The home screen options in the Mochi UI are:
Videos
Music

Photos

Files

Setup

Services

Live TV

Games

News Feed

New Firmware (automatically detects new firmware and only appears when new
firmware is available)

Now Playing (displays the name of the media file currently playing)
The Music, Videos, and Photos options represent folders for the different media
types. Media contents display either as file/file folders in the media player, network
attached storage, or a USB drive directory or as a media library compilation list
based on metadata information. For example, music files can be categorized based
on their genre or the artists name.

Setup lets you customize the way you use the media player and set preferences for
media playback. For more information, see Setup and Advanced Features on page
172.

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Home Screen Navigation


Use the following keys to navigate through the menu screens.
Button

Left/Right arrows
Down arrow

OK

Function
Move from one option to the next
View the dashboard
Launches your selection

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Media Player Dashboard


Press
at the home screen or navigate to
then press OK in the in the Videos,
Music, or Photos menus to launch the dashboard. Press
or Back to exit the
dashboard. Your Favorites are shown by default.

Navigate to
to filter the media files and internet service links shown on the main
dashboard page by category and media type. For example, to find photos you have
added recently, select New Items and press OK, Photos and press OK, then press
OK again.

Navigate to

and press OK to toggle between list and thumbnail views.

Press , Use the / navigation buttons, then press OK in the dashboard to


display your media files by the following categories:
Favorites (see Favorite on page 60)
New Items (displays media files you have added within a certain date range.
See Show New Items on page 182 for details and instructions for adjusting the
date range)

Queue (Use the / navigation buttons then select the Videos, Music, or
Photos icon, then press OK - see Add to Queue on page 60)

Recently Viewed (displays media files you have viewed in the last xx days)
After selecting a category, filter the results by media type (Videos, Audio, or Photo).
Then, use the navigation buttons to select a file then press OK to begin playback.

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Dashboard Options
With a file selected in any of the dashboard categories, press Options.

Dashboard Options - Favorites

Dashboard Options - New Items or


Recently Viewed

Dashboard Options - Queue

Use the
OK.

navigation buttons to select from the following options, then press

Add to Queue (when a file in Favorites, New Items, or Recently Viewed is


selected - see Add to Queue on page 60).
Rate (see Rate on page 60).
Re-Order - use this option to move items up or down in viewing sequence in
both Favorites and Queue categories. Using the navigation buttons, place the
cursor where you want the selected file located.
Favorite (when a file in Queue, New Items, or Recently Viewed is selected - see
Favorite on page 60).
Copy (see Move & Copy on page 61).
Edit contains the Copy (see Move & Copy on page 61) and Delete (see
Delete on page 61) functions
Remove from Favorite/Remove from Queue - removes the selected file from
the Favorites or Queue categories.
Delete (see Delete on page 61).
Select Multiple (see Select Multiple on page 61).

Setting Time and Weather

To set the time in the media player screen display, see Set Time & Country on
page 195.
To set the temperature in the media player screen display, see
AccuWeather.com on page 93.

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Media Library Compilation


Media Library Compilation refers to the process of scanning and consolidating the
media contents of the media player, network attached storage, or an attached USB
device into one comprehensive database so that you can easily browse and locate
media files based on certain metadata information (e.g., video files are categorized
based on title or release date).

Media Library Compilation Exemptions


The following conditions will prevent the media library compilation process.

The network share has read-only protection.


The USB device has read-only protection.
There is not enough storage space in network attached storage or an attached
USB device.
A drive is locked.

To turn off Media Library Compilation (default is On):

1. Navigate to Home | Setup | System.


2. Select Media Library, and then press OK.

3. Select OFF, then press OK.

Note: Clear Media Library clears then rebuilds the media library.

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Supported Categories for Media Library Compilation


Once the media library compilation process is completed, all available media files are
organized under their respective media type directory. By default, media contents
are displayed as thumbnails (music album/movie poster art, image thumbnail). The
content categories are listed in the following table.
Media Type

Category

Description

Music

All Tracks

Displays a list of all audio files arranged in alphabetical order.

All Albums

Displays a list of all albums arranged in alphabetical order.

Artist

Content is categorized based on the artist name.

Favorites

Displays a list of favorited audio files.

Folders

Contents are displayed in audio file folders.

Genre

Content is categorized based on genre.

New Items

Displays a list of music folders/files that are newer.

Playlist

Displays a list of music playlists.

Queue

Displays a list of audio files from your queue.

Untagged

Displays a list of untagged audio files.

Actor

Displays a list of videos by actor.

All

Displays a list of all video files arranged in alphabetical order.

Director

Displays a list of videos by director.

Favorites

Displays a list of favorited videos.

Folders

Contents are displayed in video file folders.

Genre

Displays a list of videos by genre.

Movie

Displays a list of movies.

New Items

Displays a list of video folders/files that are newer.

Playlist

Displays a list of video playlists.

Queue

Displays a list of videos from your queue.

TV Show

Displays a list of TV shows.

Untagged

Displays a list of untagged videos.

All

Displays a list of all image files arranged in alphabetical order.

Date

Content is organized by date modified including year and month.

Favorites

Displays a list of favorited image files.

Folders

Contents are displayed in image file folders.

New Items

Displays a list of image folders/files that are newer.

Queue

Displays a list of image files from your queue.

Video

Photo

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Locating Your Contents on the Drive


There are two ways of locating a particular media file depending on whether or not
the media library compilation function is enabled.

Manual Search
You can manually search for a media file by navigating to the specific media section
and browsing through the available file folders. This method is recommended if there
are only a limited number of files to search through. Otherwise, it is better to enable
the media library compilation and use the built-in Search function.
Button

Function

Up/Down arrows

Select a media type (photos, video, or music) or settings


Select one of the option icons in an Internet services submenu bar

Left/Right arrows

Move within a category

OK

Launches your selection

Use the navigation buttons to move around a particular folder; press Back to move
between folders.
Thumbnail Support for Media Files
Your media player supports thumbnails in two ways - embedded or external (some
file formats do not support embedded thumbnails).
Embedded thumbnails are images that are part of the media file itself. File formats
that support embedded thumbnails:
Music - MP3 and WMA
Photo - JPEG
Video - MP4
To add an external thumbnail:

With an individual file or music album selected, press Options, then select Get
Content Info (see Get Content Info on page 59). As an alternative, or if the
database did not find any info:
1. Select a JPEG, GIF, or PNG image file that you want to display as a thumbnail of
the music or video file.
2. Save the file in the same location as the file it will represent, according to the
following guidelines:
Folder Thumbnail Guidelines
Music:

Display folder.jpg (the image file must be named folder.jpg or thumbnail will not
function)
If no folder.jpg file is found, display the first embedded album art image found in
the folder
If no album art is available, display the first .JPG in the folder
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Photo:

Display thumbnail

Video:

Display embedded cover art


If no embedded cover art is available, display image file associated with the video
file to be played (for example video.mkv will be associated with video.JPG)
File Thumbnail View Functions (Defaults)

Music:

Display album art (.MP3 file with embedded .JPG)


If no album art is available, display the image file with the same name as the
audio file to be played. (for example, song.wav will be associated with song.jpg)

Photo:

Display thumbnail

Video:

Display .MP4 with embedded .JPG


Display image file associated with the video file to be played (for example
video.mkv will be associated with video.JPG)

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Search Function
You must first enable the Media Library Compilation feature before using the Search
function. Go to Media Library Compilation on page 49 for instructions.
To perform a media search:

1. Go to the main browser screen of the type of media you want to search for
(Videos, Music, or Photos).
2. Press
on the remote control.
3. Select Title, Director, or Actor (Videos); Title, File Name, Album or Artist
(Music); or Title (Photos). Press OK, then to select the . Press OK.

Search Options - Videos

Search Options - Music

Search Options - Photos

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4. Select Contains or Starts with, then press OK twice.

5. Using the on-screen keyboard:

Use the navigation buttons to select a character, then press OK to input it in


the search bar. Alternatives to this method are as follows:
- Use the alpha-numeric keys on the remote control to enter search terms.
For example, press the 2 button a number of times to enter a, b, or c; press
the 3 button a number of times to enter d, e, or f, etc.
- Plug a USB keyboard into the media player as an alternative to the methods
above. See Using a USB Keyboard on page 43.

Select
or
, then press OK to input characters in a different case.

Select
, then press OK to display the symbol keyboard for inputting
special keyboard characters.

Select
, then press OK to display the symbols for special characters such
as .com, www., .net, .org, etc.

Press Options for multi-lingual/multi-character input (applicable to certain


letters on the keyboard).

If you want to erase the last character entered, navigate to


then press
OK.

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Navigate to
and press OK to move the cursor backward and
to move
the cursor forward in the Search field (you can also press
to move the
cursor backward and Next Page to move the cursor forward in the Search
field).

To use search history:


Press the SEARCH button on the remote control. This toggles you to the
Search History list.

Press / to select a search from the display.


Press OK to perform the saved search.
6. Once you define the search parameters, select Submit on the bottom of the
on-screen keyboard, then press OK.
All files with filenames that begin with the characters entered in the search field
will be included in the search results. For example, inputting glo will result to a
search results like this:

Global party.mpeg

Glow of the Field.jpg

Gloss.mp3
7. If there are no media files matching the search parameters, press OK to display
the on-screen keyboard again and redefine the search parameters.

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If media files matching the search parameters you set are found, they will be
listed as shown below (the result of entering bea in Photos).

Use the navigation buttons to select the media file you are looking for, and then
press OK or
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Watching Video
You can watch videos on your TV using the media player.
For a detailed list of supported video formats, refer to Supported Formats on page
211.

Video Playback
To play back video:
1. Navigate to Home | Videos, then press OK.

2. The Select Storage screen displays. Press / to select a storage source, then
press OK (see Accessing Media Content on page 26 for details).
3. The screen displays available video files and video folders in the media players
local drive by default. The display will either be in preview view (default), grid view,
list view, or gallery view, depending on your Browser Display setting (see Video
Playback Settings on page 182 for more information on Browser Display
settings). Preview mode displays file size, and file type and genre (if available) for
the selected video.

If Media Library is enabled, you can choose to navigate using a filter option (All
Videos, By Date, By Folders, By Year, Personal rating, or Playlists) by
selecting the Video icon and then using the left and right arrow buttons on the
remote control to scroll through the options listed. See Supported Categories
for Media Library Compilation on page 50 for details.
4. Locate the video file you want to play.
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To begin playback of a single video file, highlight the file, and then press OK.
To begin playback of a video playlist, highlight the playlist name, then press
PAUSE/PLAY.

To begin playback of all video files in a folder, highlight a video in that folder,
then press PAUSE/PLAY.

To find a video on a network share or media player, follow the instructions in


Accessing Media Content on page 26.
If you try to open a video file that has been partially played before, you are
prompted to choose whether to play the file from the beginning or resume
playback from the last playback position. Select Resume to resume playback or
Restart to start playback from the beginning.

Sort & Filter Videos


You can sort and filter the videos shown in the video menu based on your
preferences using the sorting & filter option.
Filter
1. Press
or navigate to the sort and filter content icon
, and press OK.
2. Press , then / to select Filter by All, Folders, Genre, Actor, Director, TV
Show, Playlist, Untagged, New Items, and Favorites. Press OK to display videos
by the criteria selected.

Note: If you have your media files organized by folder, it may be easier and quicker to find your files by
using the Filter option to only show folders.

3. With the green check mark

selected, press OK again.

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Sorting
1. Press
or navigate to the sort and filter content icon
, and press OK.
2. Press , then / to select Sorting by Date, Alphabetically, by Ratings, or by
Recently Viewed. Press OK to display videos by the criteria selected in either
ascending (arrow up) or descending (arrow down) order.

3. Press

. With the green check mark

selected, press OK again.

Videos Menu Options


With a file selected in the main Videos screen, press Options. The Videos menu
options display. Press Back when finished to return to the main menu.

Get Content Info


Press / and select Get Content Info from the list of options to prompt the
media player to connect to an online media database to gather information about
the file including the MPAA rating, duration of the movie, genre, studio photos, and
movie trailers based on the movies title.

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If a No Content Info Found message displays, navigate to the keyboard icon then
press OK.

Enter the whole title or a portion of the title using the on-screen keyboard, select
Submit, then press OK to associate info with the content. Select a title from the list,
then press OK.
Rescan Info
Press / and select Rescan Info from the list of options after you have
associated content info with a file. The rescan info option updates content info or
allows you to correct content info that was associated with the file in error.
View Info
Press / and select View Info from the list of options after you have associated
content info with a file. A synopsis/description of the title info displays.

Lookup Info from Flixter


Press / and select Lookup Info from Flixster to connect to the Flixster
database to gather information about the file. See Flixster on page 113 for details
about the Flixster service.

Add to Queue
Adding videos to the queue provides quick access to these files via the dashboard
(see Media Player Dashboard on page 47).

Rate
Rate your videos and other media files so you can sort and filter them by ratings and
access them quickly in the dashboard.
1. Press / and select Rate Video from the list of options.
2. Press / to highlight the number of stars corresponding to your preferred
rating. Five is the highest rating, and one is the lowest.
3. Press OK to confirm your rating.

Favorite
Favorite your videos and other media files so you can sort and filter them by favorite
and access them quickly in the dashboard.
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1. Press / and Favorite from the list of options.


2. Press OK.

Edit
Move & Copy
1. Press / and select Edit, select Move or Copy from the list of options, then
press OK.
2. Select a storage destination for the file you want to move or copy, then press
OK.

3. Use the navigation buttons to select the location where you want to move or
copy the file. When you have selected the location, press OK to place the file
there (if selecting a network or media server location, see Accessing Media
Content on page 26).
4. Press to select the green check mark
, then press OK.

Delete
1. Press / and select Edit, then select Delete from the list of options.
2. Select Yes, then press OK to confirm deletion.

Select Multiple
Select Multiple applies changes to more than file.
1. Press

and select Select Multiple from the list of options.

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2. The select multiple screen displays. Use the navigation buttons to Select All,
Select Page, or Clear All files shown, or Continue to the next group of files,
then press OK.

3. With multiple files selected, press Options to apply changes to more than one
file.

Share
Upload to Facebook
You can upload a video to Facebook by selecting this option.
1. Press / and select Share, then select Upload to Facebook from the list of
options.
2. Sign into your Facebook account (see Facebook on page 101 for details).

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3. The screen below displays. Press OK to agree to the terms, then press
select the green check mark
. Press OK.

to

Share to Twitter
You can share a video to Twitter by selecting this option.
1. Press / and select Share, then select Share to Twitter from the list of
options.
2. Sign into your Twitter account (see Tweet by WD TV on page 155 for details).
3. The screen below displays. Press OK to write a caption using the on-screen
keyboard, then press to select the green check mark
. Press OK.

Videos Folder Options


With a folder selected in the main Videos screen, press Options. The Videos folder
options display. Press Back when finished to return to the main menu.

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Favorite
See Favorite on page 60.

Edit
See Edit on page 61.

Select Multiple
See Select Multiple on page 61.

Rescan
See Rescan Info on page 60.

Video Playback Controls


Use these buttons on the remote control to control video playback:
Button

Function

STOP

Discontinues video playback

PAUSE/PLAY

Pauses or resumes video playback

1. Press FF (fast forward) or REV


(reverse) to scan video (press
repeatedly to select the scan speed)
2. Press PAUSE/PLAY to resume
playback on the selected position

Scans the video playback forward or backward

NEXT

Plays the next video file in the video folder/playlist

The media player supports the following scan speeds:


2x, 4x, 8x, 16x

Press during Fast Forward to skip forward 10


minutes.
Press NEXT to skip to the next chapter (if the
video file supports chapters).

PREV

Plays the previous video file in the video folder/


playlist
Press during Fast Reverse to skip back 10 minutes.
Press PREV to skip to the previous chapter (if the
video file supports chapters).

Up arrow

Move subtitles up on the screen.

Down arrow

Move subtitles down on the screen.

Left arrow

Reduce subtitle display speed.

Right arrow

Increase subtitle display speed.

Subtitle

Switches a videos subtitles (if applicable)

Audio

Switches a videos audio stream (if applicable)

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Video Playback Options

To display the video playback options while playing a video, press Options.
To return to the video, press Back.

Get Content Info


See Get Content Info on page 59.

Add to Queue
See Add to Queue on page 60.

Favorite
See Favorite on page 60.

Rate
See Rate on page 60.

View Chapter
If you are viewing a multichapter video file, you can select which chapter to play.
To select the video chapter:

1. Press Options.
2. Highlight View Chapter, then press OK.

3. Press

to highlight your chapter selection, then press OK twice.

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Subtitle
Use this option to view subtitles during video playback. Make sure the subtitle files
are located in the same folder as the current video, and that it has the same filename
as the video file.

Note: Subtitle files (specific types that are supported) need to have the exact same file name as the
media they are playing (the extensions will be different) and need to be located in the same folder as
the video file.

To view subtitles:
1. During video playback, press Subtitle repeatedly until your desired subtitles
display or Subtitle Off appears. Or, press Options, highlight Subtitles, then
press OK and follow the steps below.
2. Select your preferred language or Off (to disable subtitles), then press OK.
3. With the green check mark
selected, press OK again.

Adjust Subtitles
After selecting subtitles, use this option to adjust subtitles during video playback.

Note: This option is only available for ASS/SRT/SSA subtitles, and is not available for PGS, SUB/IDX,
or VOBSUB subtitles.

1. During video playback, press Options.


2. Highlight Adjust Subtitles, then press

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Adjust Subtitles submenu options include:

Position & Size - use navigation buttons to adjust position and speed, press OK
repeatedly to adjust size).
Color (of subtitle text) - select fill and border color from the Subtitle Color
menu.
Encoding - see Additional Encoding Support on page 197.

Play Mode
Use the play mode option to set video repeat options. Press OK repeatedly until the
repeat icon you want is displayed. Options include:

Repeat All
All the video files in the current video folder are played in
sequence and repeatedly until you press STOP or Back.

Shuffle
All the video files in the current video folder are played
repeatedly in shuffle mode until you press STOP or Back.

Repeat One
The current video file is played repeatedly until you press
STOP or Back.

Audio Channel Selection


Use this option to select the audio language used in the video playback. This option
is only available if the current video has more than one audio track. Make sure the
audio tracks are located in the same folder as the current video.
To select the audio channel:

1. During video playback, press Audio (or press Options, highlight Audio, then
press OK).
2. Repeat the step above until your desired language or track plays.

Audio Lip Sync


Use this option to adjust the timing of the audio to better match up to the video. This
is useful for adjusting videos where the audio and video are out of sync due to
improper encoding, etc.
1. During video playback, press Options.
2. Select Audio Lip Sync, then press OK.
3. Use the / buttons to adjust audio lip sync in increments of 100 ms from
-2000 ms Delay to 2000 ms Advance.

Selecting Video Zoom and Pan Options


Use this option to change the viewing scale of the video playback screen and to pan
the video display.
1. During video playback, press Options.
2. Select Zoom & Pan, then press OK.
3. Press OK repeatedly to cycle through the available zoom options. Use the
navigation buttons to pan the display.

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Delete
See Delete on page 61.

Post Comment to Facebook


You can upload a video screenshot or comment to Facebook by selecting this
option.
1. Press / and select Post Comment to Facebook from the list of options.
2. Select Screenshot or Comment Only and press OK.
3. If necessary, enter your Facebook user name and password (see Facebook on
page 101 for details).
4. The Post Comment to Facebook screen displays. Select the keyboard icon
and use the on-screen keyboard to make a comment.

5. Select the green check mark


screen.

, press OK, then press OK again at the Success

Share to Twitter
See Share to Twitter on page 63.

Device Auto Sleep Timer


Use this option to set an auto sleep time for the device. Times range from 15 to 120
minutes.

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Displaying the Video Playback Panel


Use this option to display the Video Playback Panel on the bottom of the screen.
This panel shows the following information about the current video:

Video playback progress bar

Elapsed and total


playback times

To view the Video Playback Panel:

1. During video playback, press OK. The video playback panel appears on the
bottom of the screen, showing a progress bar along with the elapsed and total
playback times.
2. Some videos allow you to advance to a specific time. Select Skip to Desired
Time, then click OK. A keyboard displays:

3. Use the navigation buttons to position the cursor under each number in the Hour,
Minute, and Second fields, then select a number from the keyboard. Select
Submit then press OK when finished to advance to the specific time.
Press OK to hide the Video Playback Panel when finished.

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DVD Navigation
In most cases, when the contents of an entire DVD have been successfully saved
and stored on an attached USB hard drive or a networked hard drive connected to
the media player, you will experience the same DVD menu navigation functionality
using the buttons on the media player remote as you would using a DVD remote for
a DVD player connected to a television.

Important: For DVD navigation to work, the VOB files must be placed in a
folder named VIDEO_TS.

Note: Video files such as AVI, MP4, MKV, and MT2S are "single track" video files that do not provide
DVD navigation features.

DVD Navigation Controls


Use these buttons on the remote control to control DVD navigation video playback:
Button

Function

STOP

Discontinues video playback

PAUSE/PLAY

Pauses or resumes video playback

1. Press FF (fast forward) or REV


(reverse) to scan video (press
repeatedly to select the scan speed)
2. Press PAUSE/PLAY to resume
playback on the selected position

Scans the video playback forward or backward

NEXT

Press during Fast Forward to skip forward 10


minutes.

The media player supports the following scan speeds:


2x, 4x, 8x, 16x

Press

PREV

NEXT to skip to the next chapter.

Press during Fast Reverse to skip back 10 minutes.


Press PREV to skip to the previous chapter.

Up arrow

At the main menu, move between selections such


as Play Movie, Scene Selection, Set Up, Special
Features, etc.

Down arrow

At the main menu, move between selections such


as Play Movie, Scene Selection, Set Up, Special
Features, etc.

Left arrow

At the main menu, move between selections such


as Play Movie, Scene Selection, Set Up, Special
Features, etc.

Right arrow

At the main menu, move between selections such


as Play Movie, Scene Selection, Set Up, Special
Features, etc.

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DVD Navigation Playback Options

To display the video playback options, press Options.


To hide the options, press Back or Options again.

Main Menu Selection


To show the main menu in DVD navigation mode:

1. Press Options.
2. Highlight Menu, then press OK. The main menu displays.

Note: Make sure the DVD menu option is set to On. See DVD Menu on page 182.

Selecting Subtitles
See Subtitle on page 66.
Audio Channel Selection
See Audio Channel Selection on page 67.
Get Content Info
See Get Content Info on page 59.

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Playing Music
You can listen to audio files on your TV/audio system using the media player.
For a detailed list of supported audio formats, refer to Supported Formats on page
211.

Music Playback
1. Navigate to the Home | Music menu, then press OK.

2. The Select Storage screen displays. Press / to select a storage source, then
press OK (see Accessing Media Content on page 26 for details).
3. The screen displays available music files and folders in the media players local
drive by default. The display will either be in grid view (default) or list view,
depending on your Browser Display setting (see Music Playback Settings on
page 184 for more information on Browser Display settings).

If Media Library is enabled, you can choose to navigate using sorting


(Alphabetical, Date, Ratings, Recently Viewed) and filter options (All, All Tracks,
Genre, Artist, Album, Playlists, Favorites) See Supported Categories for Media
Library Compilation on page 50 for details.
4. Locate the audio file you want to play.

To begin playback of a single audio file, highlight the file, then press OK.

To begin playback of an album, highlight the album, then press OK. Press OK
again to play the album.

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To begin playback of a music playlist, highlight the playlist name, and then
press PAUSE/PLAY.

To begin playback of all audio files in a folder, highlight an audio file in that
folder, and then press PAUSE/PLAY.

To find audio files on a network share or media player, follow the instructions in
Accessing Media Content on page 26.

Sort & Filter Music


You can sort and filter music based on your preferences using the sort & filter option.
Filter
1. Press
or navigate to the sort and filter content icon
, and press OK.
2. Press , then / to select Filter by All Albums, All Tracks, Genre, Artist,
Folders, Playlist, Untagged, New Items, and Favorites. Press OK to display
music by the criteria selected.

Note: If you have your media files organized by folder, it may be easier and quicker to find your files by
using the Filter option to only show folders.

3. With the green check mark

selected, press OK again.

Sorting
1. Press

or navigate to the sort and filter content icon

, and press OK.

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2. Press , then / to select Sorting by Date, Alphabetically, Ratings, or by


Recently Viewed. Press OK to display music by the criteria selected in either
ascending (arrow up) or descending (arrow down) order.

3. Press

. With the green check mark

selected, press OK again.

Music Menu Options


In the main video screen, press Options. The Music menu options display. Press
Back when complete to return to the main menu.

Get Content Info


The Music get content info function is the same as the Videos get content info
function. See Get Content Info on page 59.
Rescan Info
The Music rescan info function is the same as the Videos rescan info function. See
Rescan Info on page 60.
View Info
The Music view info function is the same as the Videos view info function. See
Video Playback Controls on page 64.

Favorite
The Music favorite function is the same as the Videos favorite function. See
Favorite on page 60.
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Rate
The Music rate function is the same as the Videos rate function. See Rate on
page 60.

Edit
The Edit functions are the same as the Videos Edit functions. See Edit on page 61.

Select Multiple
The Music edit multiple function is the same as the Videos edit multiple function. See
Select Multiple on page 61.

Preset Music
The Preset Music function allows you to assign a numbered button on the remote to
a song for quick playback.
1. Press

to select Preset Music. Press

2. Press

to select a numbered remote button, then press OK.

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Music Playback Controls


Use these buttons on the remote control to control music playback when in the
music playback screen:
Button

Function

STOP

Stop audio playback

PAUSE/PLAY

Pause or resume audio playback

1. Press FF (fast forward) or REV (reverse) to


scan the audio file (press repeatedly to
select the scan speed).
2. Press PLAY to resume playback on the
selected position.

Scan the audio playback forward or backward

Press PREV (previous track) once.

Start playback from the beginning

Press NEXT

Play the next audio track in the music folder/


playlist

Press PREV (previous track) twice.

Play the previous audio track in the music folder/


playlist

0-9

While listening to a song or music playlist, press


and hold any of the 0-9 buttons to create a
preset.

The media player supports the following scan


speeds: 2, 4, 8, 16

Note: If you leave the music playback screen, the only playback controls that work are the STOP
button (to stop music playback) and Options (during photo playback - to jump to the previous or next
track).

Music Playback Screen


The music playback screen displays the following information about the currently
playing album and/or audio file:
Album art (if available)

Album name

Audio filename(s)

Track number/
total tracks

Elapsed time and


total playback
time
Artist

Audio playback
progress bar

Shuffle mode
(if enabled)

Current repeat mode


(if enabled)

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Music Playback Options

To display the music playback options, press Options.


To hide the options, press Back or Options again.

Get Content Info


The Music get content info function is the same as the Videos get content info
function. See Get Content Info on page 59.
Rescan Info
The Music rescan info function is the same as the Videos rescan info function. See
Rescan Info on page 60.
View Info
The Music view info function is the same as the Videos view info function. See
Video Playback Controls on page 64.

Add to Queue
The Music add to queue function is the same as the Video add to queue function.
See Add to Queue on page 60.

Favorite
The Music favorite function is the same as the Video favorite function. See Favorite
on page 60.

Rate
The Music rate function is the same as the Video rate function. See Rate on
page 60.

Play Mode
Use the music play mode to set repeat and shuffle options.
Repeat
To set the music repeat mode:

1. During music playback, press Options.

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2. Select Play Mode, then press OK repeatedly until the repeat icon you want is
displayed. Options include:

Repeat All
All the audio files in the current music folder/playlist is played
in sequence and repeatedly until you press STOP or Back.

Repeat One
The current audio track is played repeatedly until you press
STOP or Back.

Repeat All and Shuffle


All the audio files in the current music
folder/playlist are played repeatedly in sequence and shuffled until you press
STOP or Back.
The icon for the enabled repeat mode will appear below the playback progress
bar.

Shuffle
Use this option to set the audio tracks in the current music folder/playlist to play in
random order.
To enable music shuffle mode:

1. During music playback, press Options.


2. Select Play Mode, then press OK repeatedly until the repeat icon you want is
displayed. Options include:

Shuffle
All the audio files in the current music folder/playlist are shuffled
repeatedly until you press STOP or Back.

Repeat All and Shuffle


All the audio files in the current music
folder/playlist are played repeatedly in sequence and shuffled until you press
STOP or Back.

Edit
The Edit functions are the same as the Videos Edit functions. See Edit on page 61.

Device Auto Sleep Timer


See Device Auto Sleep Timer on page 68.

Preset Music
See Preset Music on page 75.

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Playing Music From Your iPod


Apple uses a proprietary naming scheme and because of this the media player is
unable to display the original names for the folders and files as they are in your iPod.
The media player instead reassigns new names for the folders and files, but only
while in use with the media player. The original file information is preserved in your
iPod. You can view the original file information when you play a file where the screen
will display the metadata.

Note: The media player does not support playback of protected premium content such as movies or
music from the iTunes Store, Cinema Now, Movielink, Amazon Unbox, and Vongo.

To use your iPod with the media player, simply plug your iPod in to the USB port and
navigate through the interface menu.

Note: The media player only supports USB mass storage mode. iPod Touch is not a USB mass
storage device and is therefore not supported.

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Viewing Photos
You can view your digital photos both individually and in slideshow mode on your TV
using the media player.
For a detailed list of supported photo formats, refer to Supported Formats on page
211.

Photo Display
1. Navigate to the Home | Photos menu, then press OK.

2. The Select Storage screen displays. Press / to select a storage source, then
press OK (see Accessing Media Content on page 26 for details).
3. The screen displays available music files and folders in the media players local
drive by default. The display will either be in grid view (default) or list view,
depending on your Browser Display setting (see Photo Playback Settings on
page 185 for more information on Browser Display settings).

4. If Media Library is enabled, you can choose to navigate using sorting


(Alphabetical, Date, Ratings, Recently Viewed) and filter options (All Pictures,

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Date, Folders, Recent). See Supported Categories for Media Library


Compilation on page 50 for details.
5. Locate the picture file you want to view.

To open a single picture file for viewing, select the file, and then press OK.

To view the next picture file in the photo folder, press


(next).

To view the previous picture file in the photo folder, press


(previous).

To find picture files on a network share or media player, follow the instructions in
Accessing Media Content on page 26.
You can also view a slideshow using all picture files in a photo folder. See Photo
Slideshow on page 87 for instructions.

Sort & Filter Photos


You can sort and filter photos based on your preferences using the sort & filter
option.
Filter
1. Press
or navigate to the sort and filter content icon
, and press OK.
2. Press , then / to select Filter by All, Date, Date (year), Date (month),
Folders, New Items, and Favorites. Press OK to display music by the criteria
selected.

Note: If you have your media files organized by folder, it may be easier and quicker to find your files by
using the Filter option to only show folders.

3. With the green check mark

selected, press OK again.

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Sorting
1. Press
or navigate to the sort and filter content icon
, and press OK.
2. Press , then / to select Sorting by Date, Alphabetically, Ratings, or by
Recently Viewed. Press OK to display photos by the criteria selected in either
ascending (arrow up) or descending (arrow down) order.

3. Press

. With the green check mark

selected, press OK again.

Digital Camera Support


You can attach your digital camera to the media player via a USB port and view the
supported image files stored in the cameras memory card.
To view images from a digital camera:

1. Attach your digital camera to the media player via the USB port.
2. Press OK to close the message (the media player sees the cameras memory
card as a read-only device).
3. Navigate to the Home | Photos menu.
4. The digital camera is considered a USB device. Use the navigation buttons to
select, then press OK.
The screen displays thumbnails of available picture files and photo folders. Only
image files supported by the media player are displayed.

Photos Menu Options


In the main photo screen, press Options. The Photos menu options display. Press
Back when complete to return to the main menu.

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Add to Queue
The Photos add to queue function is the same as the Videos add to queue function.
See Add to Queue on page 60.

Favorite
The Photos favorite function is the same as the Videos favorite function. See
Favorite on page 60.

Rate
The Photos rate function is the same as the Videos rate function. See Rate on
page 60.

Edit
The Photos edit functions are the same as the Videos edit functions. See Edit on
page 61.

Set as Background
You can set any photo as the system background to replace the default grass field
and sunny sky photo or other photo you have previously selected.
1. Find and select the photo you want to use for the background in the Photos
menu, then press OK.
2. Press Options.
3. Select Set as Background, then press .
4. Select one of the photo scaling options (Keep as Original, Fit to Screen, or
Display in Full Screen), then press OK.

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Share
Upload to Facebook
The Photos upload to Facebook function is the same as the Videos upload to
Facebook function. See Upload to Facebook on page 62.
Upload to Picasa
You can upload a photo to Picasa by selecting this option.
1. Press / and select Upload to Picasa from the list of options.
2. If prompted to sign in, select Yes, then press OK, and enter your Picasa
username and password using the on-screen keyboard.
3. The screen below displays. Press OK.

Share to Twitter
The Photos share to Twitter function is the same as the Videos share to Twitter
function. See Share to Twitter on page 63.

Select Multiple
The Photos edit multiple function is the same as the Videos edit multiple function.
See Select Multiple on page 61.

Photo Display Options

To display the photo options while viewing a photo, press Options.


To return to the photo you were viewing, press Back or Options again.

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View Info
Select this option to view info about the photo including source, file size, dimensions,
image number, date and time photo was taken, exposure mode, and flash info.

Add to Queue
See Add to Queue on page 60.

Rate
See Rate on page 60.

Favorite
See Favorite on page 60.

Play Mode
Use the play mode option to set repeat and shuffle options.
1. During photo playback, press Options.
2. Select Play Mode, then press OK repeatedly until the repeat icon you want is
displayed. Options include:

Repeat All
All the photo files in the current photo folder are played in
sequence and repeatedly until you press STOP or Back.

Shuffle
All the photo files in the current photo folder are shuffled
repeatedly until you press STOP or Back.

Repeat All and Shuffle


All the photo files in the current photo folder
are played repeatedly in sequence and shuffled until you press STOP or
Back.

Rotate Left & Right


1. During photo viewing, press Options.
2. Select Rotate Left or Rotate Right, then press OK.
3. Press Options and select Rotate Left or Rotate Right again as needed until
the rotation you want is set for the photo.

Selecting Photo Zoom and Pan Options


See Selecting Video Zoom and Pan Options on page 67.

Delete
See Delete on page 61.

Share
Upload to Facebook
See Upload to Facebook on page 62.
Upload to Picasa
See Upload to Picasa on page 84.
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Share to Twitter
See Share to Twitter on page 63.

Set As Background
See Set as Background on page 83.

Displaying Photo Thumbnails


While viewing a photo or slideshow, press to display thumbnails of all your photos.
Use the
navigation buttons to select another photo to view, then press OK.

Displaying Photo Information


Use this option to display the Picture Information Panel on the bottom of the screen.
This panel shows the following information about the current picture:

Image filename
Source
Image file size and resolution
Images sequence number and the total number of image files in the current
photo folder

To view the photo information panel:

During photo viewing, press OK. Press Back to hide photo information.

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Photo Slideshow
The media player allows you to create a slideshow using the contents of a photo
folder.
To start a slideshow:

1. Locate the photo folder containing the image files you want in the slideshow.
(See Photo Display on page 80.)
2. Select the photo folder, then press PAUSE/PLAY to start the slideshow.
To listen to background music with a slideshow:

1. Navigate to the music folder containing the audio file/playlist you want to
accompany the slideshow. (See Music Playback on page 72.)
2. Select the audio file/playlist, and then press PLAY.

If you selected a single audio file, you may want to enable it to play repeatedly
so it doesnt stop before the slideshow is done.

If you selected a music playlist, you can choose to enable the repeat or shuffle
mode.
3. Press HOME, and then start the slideshow (as described above).

Slideshow Playback Controls


Use these buttons on the remote control to control slideshow playback:
Button

Function

STOP

Discontinue the slideshow

PAUSE/PLAY

Pause or resume the slideshow

NEXT

Display the next picture file in the slideshow

PREV

Play the previous picture file in the slideshow

Repeating and/or Shuffling a Slideshow


Access Setup > Photo settings to repeat and/or shuffle a slideshow. See Slideshow
Sequence on page 185.

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Files
You can view and manage all of your media files in one place using the Files menu.

Files Display
1. Navigate to the Home | Files menu, then press OK.

2. If the Select Storage screen displays, press / to select a storage source,


then press OK (see Accessing Media Content on page 26 for details).
3. The screen displays all available media files and folders in the media players local
drive by default. The display is in list view.

4. Locate a file you want to play.

To play a single file, select the file from the list or by navigating through the
folder structure, then press OK.

Follow the instructions under Watching Video on page 57, Playing Music on
page 72, or Viewing Photos on page 80.

To find files on a network share or media server, follow the instructions in


Accessing Media Content on page 26.

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Sorting Files
The Files sorting function
Sorting on page 59.

is the same as the Videos sorting function. See

Files Options
To manage files (move, copy, delete, rename, and select), do the following:
With an individual file or folder selected, press Options.

Favorite
The Files favorite & add shortcut function is the same as the Videos favorite & add
shortcut function. See Favorite on page 60.

Edit
The Files edit functions are the same as the Videos edit functions. See Edit on
page 61.

Rename
To rename a folder or file, select Rename then enter in the new name using the
on-screen keyboard.

Select Multiple
The Files edit multiple function is the same as the Videos select multiple function.
See Select Multiple on page 61.

Rescan
The Files rescan function is the same as the Videos rescan function. See Rescan
Info on page 60.

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Internet Services
Important: A broadband Internet connection (e.g., DSL or cable) is required
to use Internet services. Availability varies by country. These services may be
changed, terminated, or interrupted at any time.
With WD TV Live, you can stream the best Internet entertainment to your HDTV.
Watch hit movies, catch up on TV shows, stay connected to your social network,
and enjoy on-demand access to your favorite music from your TV. To explore the
complete lineup of online entertainment, go to: http://products.wd.com/
onlineservices/wdtvlive.
After connecting to a network, you can use the media player to access media
content from the following Internet services and more:

AccuWeather.com Get local and international forecasts, climate trends, and


the latest news from the worlds weather authority.
Deezer A personalized on-demand music service to listen to seven million
tracks anytime, anywhere and one of the most popular Internet and mobile music
offerings in Europe.*
Note: *Deezer is available in Europe only.

Facebook Share your status, photos, videos, and your favorite links on
Facebook. Find out the latest news from your social network or the world and so
much more. Access it all on your big screen TV.
Flickr Connect to Flickr using the on-screen menus. View the photos on your
Flickr account and enjoy them on your TV.
Flixster Watch the latest theatrical movie trailers and get critic reviews from
Rotten Tomatoes. Preview movies that are opening this week and see whats hot
at the box office. See whats new on DVD and Blu-ray and the top rentals.
Live365 Listen to thousands of commercial-free Internet radio stations. Easily
browse through popular genres or discover treasures in some of the lesstraveled styles.
MLB.TV Watch every out-of-market game LIVE or on demand in HD quality.
Almost 100 games are streamed LIVE each week. Choose home or away feeds,
and use quick navigation to run scoring plays or at bats. PLUS, watch over 150
Spring Training Games with no blackout restrictions.*
* MLB.TV Premium subscription required.

Netflix Enjoy popular movies, classics, and TV episodes instantly. Access


your Netflix unlimited membership and instantly watch TV episodes and movies
on your big screen.*
*Netflix is available in certain countries. Unlimited membership required. More information at
www.netflix.com.

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Pandora Free, personalized Internet radio playing only the music you love.
Enter your favorite songs or artists, and enjoy stations created just for you. Rate
songs as they play, because Pandora caters to your tastes and adapts stations
to your feedback on the spot.*
*Pandora available in US only.

Picasa View, share and enjoy your photographs right from your television.
SHOUTcast Radio The ultimate directory of online radio stations featuring
over 45,000 music, talk, sports, and community radio stations from around the
world.
SiriusXM SiriusXM Internet Radio delivers over 130 channels of the Sirius XM
programming you love, including commercial-free music plus sports, talk, news
and entertainment.
Spotify Enjoy on-demand access to over 15 million tracks and albums. Any
artist, any album, any genre - available instantly on your media player. Spotify is
available in: USA, UK, Sweden, Finland, Norway, France, The Netherlands,
Spain, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland and Denmark.*
*Spotify Premium account required.

TuneIn The worlds largest Internet radio guide with access to over 30,000 free
radio stations searchable by location, genre, or format.
Tweet by WD TV Update your status and follow what's happening around the
world with the people and organizations you care about.
YouTube Stream YouTube and watch your favorite videos from the worlds #1
video sharing website on your television.

The above services are fully integrated with their web-based counterparts when
accessed via the media player. If you are a registered user of any of these services,
everything you create, rate, or bookmark when using the media player shows up on
your account the next time you sign in to that service from your computer or mobile
computing device.
To access Internet Media:
1. Navigate to the Home | Services menu bar and press OK.

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2. The list of Internet services display by category. Select a category (choose from
Featured, My Favorites, All, Movies & TV, Web Video, Music, Sports,
Photos, Social, and News and Weather), then press OK.

3. Press / and/or Next Page/Prev Page to make a selection. A brief


description of the service and designer displays when a service is selected.
When finished making your selection, press OK.

Adding a Service to Favorites


You can add a Service to your Favorites so that its quickly available via the
dashboard when you are in the Home screen or other screens (when you press
or navigate to
in certain screens then press OK). It will also display in the
Services page under the My Favorites category.
1. In the Services screen, press / to select a service you want to favorite, then
press Options.
2. Press OK to list the service in the dashboard under Favorites.

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AccuWeather.com
The Weather service provided by AccuWeather.com provides local forecasts for
everywhere in the United States and over two million locations worldwide.
To access Weather:

1. Navigate to the Home | Services menu bar and press OK.


2. The list of Internet services display. Select AccuWeather.com
, then
press OK to display the AccuWeather.com home screen.
3. Select OK in the End User License Agreement screen, then press OK to display
the AccuWeather.com home screen.
4. Use the navigation buttons
to type a search using the on-screen
keyboard. You can also press on the remote control to toggle to the results list
after entering several characters in the search field. Select Submit, then press
OK.

Note: The complete city name needs to be entered for locations outside of the U.S. For example, you
must type "Sydney" to find Sydney, Australia; typing "Sydn" results in Sydney, FL as the location.

5. If necessary, Press / to scroll through search results to select your city, then
press OK.
6. Press OK to complete setting your location.

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7. The AccuWeather.com home screen displays current temperature, conditions,


and other weather details at your location.
Options include:

Settings

Maps (press Options, then OK to zoom & pan the weather map in your area
using the navigation buttons)

Lifestyle (provides forecasts from Poor to Excellent for various health and
sporting conditions)

Forecast (select 7-Day Forecast or Weekend Forecast to view upcoming


weather)

Weather Video (select and watch popular AccuWeather.com videos)

Exit

Settings
Change Temperature Display
To change the temperature display from Celsius to Fahrenheit or vice-versa, do the
following:
1. Press / to select Settings in the AccuWeather.com home screen.
2. Select F /C. Press OK.

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Set/Add Favorite City


To add one or more cities so that you can view weather information for more than
one location, do the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.

Press / to select Settings in the AccuWeather.com home screen.


Select Set Favorite City and press OK.
Select Add Favorite City and press OK.
to type a search using the on-screen
Use the navigation buttons
keyboard. You can also press on the remote control to toggle to the results list
after entering several characters in the search field. Select Submit, then press
OK.

Note: The complete city name needs to be entered for locations outside of the U.S. For example, you
must type "Sydney" to find Sydney, Australia; typing "Sydn" results in Sydney, FL as the location.

5. Your new favorite city appears in the Set Favorite Cities screen. Press / to set
a new favorite city as your default location. To delete a favorite city, select it and
press , then OK.

6. You can also press in the AccuWeather.com home screen to set your favorite
city and to see the current temperature, conditions, and other weather details at
your location in all your favorite cities.

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Deezer
Deezer is a personalized on-demand music service to listen to seven million tracks
anytime, anywhere and one of the most popular Internet and mobile music offerings
in Europe.*

Note: *Deezer is available in Europe only.

To access Deezer:

1. Navigate to the Home | Services menu bar and press OK.


2. The list of Internet services display. Select Deezer
, then press OK. The
Deezer main screen displays.

3. Press / to choose an option, then press OK.


Options include:

My Music
Radios
Top Charts
Search
Sign in
Exit

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Signing in to Your Deezer Account


Sign in to your Deezer account to access My Music (your playlists and favorites) and
Top Charts.

Note: If you do not have a Deezer account and want to create one, go to http://www.deezer.com.

1.
2.
3.
4.

Navigate to the Home | Services menu bar.


Press / to select Deezer, then press OK.
In the Deezer main screen, press / to select Sign In, then press OK.
Select Sign in, then press OK.

5. Use the navigation buttons


to type your registered Deezer email address
using the on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
6. Use the navigation buttons
to type your Deezer account password in the
on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
7. Press / to select a save option.
Options include:
No Your account details will not be saved. You need to repeat the initial
sign-in process every time you access this service using the media player.

Save username only Your user name is saved, but you will be prompted
to type in your password every time you access this service using the media
player.

Yes Both your user name and password are saved. You are automatically
logged in to your account every time you access this service.
8. Press OK to complete the sign-in process. The My Music screen displays.

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Radios
You can choose from a variety of radios by music genre and subgenre.
1. In the Deezer main screen, press
2. Press OK to select a radio.

to select Radios, then press OK.

3. Press / to select a radio by music genre, then press OK.


4. Press / to select a radio by music subgenre, then press OK.
5. With a radio you want to listen to selected, press Options to select Become a
Fan. This adds the radio to Favorite Radios for quick access in the future.
6. Press
or OK to begin listening to the radio station.

Deezer Player
The Deezer player is similar to the regular music playback screen. It displays the
playback status bar, album, artist, and the elapsed and total playback times.

Press PLAY/PAUSE to pause and resume playback.


Press FF/REV to fast forward or reverse in 10 second increments.
Press NEXT/PREV to select the next/previous song in the station or playlist.

My Music
After signing in to Deezer, select My Music, then press OK to display playlists and
favorite radio stations.
Playlists
Adding a playlist to My Music:

1. In the Deezer main screen, press / to select My Music, then press OK.
2. Sign in to your Deezer account if not already logged in.

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3. Select Playlists, then press OK.

4. Press Options, then select Create Your Playlist. Press OK.


5. Type in the name of your playlist using the on-screen keyboard, select Submit,
then press OK.
Favorite Radios
Accessing a favorite radio station in My Music:

1. In the Deezer main screen, press / to select My Music, then press OK.
2. Sign in to your Deezer account if not already logged in.
3. Select Favorite Radios, then press OK.

Note: If you have not added any stations, the screen displays "no favorite available."

4. Press the navigation buttons to select a station from the list, then press
OK to begin listening to the radio station.

or

Add to Playlist
You can add songs to a playlist using the Options button on the remote.
1. With a song selected in a Radio or Top Charts screen, press Options to display
Add to Playlist. Press OK.
2. Press / to select a playlist you have created in My Music, then press OK to
add the song the selected playlist.

Delete a Playlist
You can delete a playlist using the Options button on the remote.
1. With a playlist selected in My Music > Playlists screen, press Options.
2. Press / to select Delete, then press OK.
3. Select OK, then press OK.

Delete a Radio Station


You can delete a radio station using the Options button on the remote.
1. With a radio station selected in My Music > Favorite Radios screen, press
Options.
2. Press / to select Delete from Favorite, then press OK.
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3. Select OK, then press OK.

Top Charts
These are songs deemed most popular by Deezer users by country.
1. In the Deezer main screen, press / to select Top Charts, then press OK.
2. With the filter button selected
, press OK.
3. Press / to filter channel results (choose from FR, BE, UK, US), then press
OK twice.
4. Press / to select a song from the display then press
or OK to start
listening to the selected song.

Search
1. In the Deezer main screen, press / to select Search, then press OK.
2. Press / to filter results (All, Title, Artist, or Album), then press OK.

3. Use the navigation buttons


to type a search using the
on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.

Note: You can also press


on the remote control to toggle to the results list after entering several
characters in the search field.

4. Press /
listening.

to select a song from the display, then press

or OK to start

Deleting a Deezer Account


1.
2.
3.
4.

On the Deezer main screen, press / to select Sign in, then press OK.
Press / to select Delete Account, then press OK.
Press / to select the account you want to delete, then press OK.
Press / to select OK on the confirmation prompt, then press OK.

Exit Deezer
To return to the Services home screen, press
screen, then press OK.

to select Exit in the Deezer home

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Facebook
Share your status, photos, videos, and your favorite links on Facebook. Find out the
latest news from your social network or the world and so much more. Access it all
on your big screen TV.
You must have have a valid Facebook account to use this service. You can create a
Facebook account at www.facebook.com.

Signing in to Facebook for the First Time


1. Navigate to the Home | Services menu bar and press OK.
2. The list of Internet services display. Select Facebook
, then press OK.
3. Press OK, then use the navigation buttons
to type in your Facebook
user name using the on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
4. Press OK, then use the navigation buttons
to type in your Facebook
password using the on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
5. Press , then OK to Remember Me if you want your Facebook account stored
in the media player for quick access.
6. Press / , then OK with the green check mark
selected.

7. Press OK to complete the sign-in process. The Facebook home screen displays.

Notifications
Notifications let you know when people take actions on Facebook related to you, so
you can quickly check out a photo you've been tagged in or read a new posting on
your Wall.
In the Facebook main menu, press
notification then press OK.

to select Notifications. Press

to select a

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Photos
You can view the photos or photo albums you and others users have posted to
Facebook either individually or as a slideshow.
1. In the Facebook main menu, select Photos then press OK.
2. Navigate to a photo album, then press OK.
3. Navigate to a photo then press OK, or press
(PAUSE/PLAY) to start a photo
slideshow (see Slideshow Playback Controls on page 87).
Photos Options
With an individual photo selected or a slideshow running, press Options.

Rotate Left & Right - See Rotate Left & Right on page 85.
Zoom - To change the displays viewing scale, press OK repeatedly until the
preferred viewing scale is achieved. Press Options or Back to revert to the
default viewing scale.
Pan - To pan the display, press the navigation buttons
repeatedly until
the preferred panned view displays. Press Options or Back to revert to the
default viewing scale.
Set as Background - see Set As Background on page 86.
Download Photo - Select this option then press OK to download the photo to
one of your local drives. Select the location you want to download your photo to
(network share or attached storage) then press OK.

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Newsfeed
The Facebook news feed displays all of your friends comments and allows you to
Like or comment. The number of people who like or have commented on each
entry displays inside the corresponding icons to the right of the news feed entry.
1. In the Facebook main menu, press / to select Newsfeed, then press OK.
2. Press / to view your friends comments and posts.
3. With an entry selected, press once to select Like, if you like the entry
,
then press OK. Press twice to comment on a news feed entry
, press OK,
then enter your comment using the on-screen keyboard.

Note: Navigating to Whats on your mind? and pressing OK allows you to add a comment to your
wall in the newsfeed screen.

Friends
You can access your friends pages to view their photos, videos, and Wall posts.
1. In the Facebook main menu, press / to select Friends, then press OK.
2. The page of the friend you have selected displays. The photos section of the
page displays by default. You can view photos or navigate to Videos or Wall, then
press OK to view your friends videos and wall comments.

Wall
The Facebook Wall displays all of your entries and your friends comments and
allows you to Like or comment. The number of people who like or have
commented on each entry displays inside the corresponding icons to the right of the
Wall entry.
1. In the Facebook main menu, press / to select Wall, then press OK.
2. Press / to view your friends comments and posts.
3. With an entry selected, press once to select Like, if you like the entry
,
then press OK. Press twice to comment on a wall entry
, press OK, then
enter your comment using the on-screen keyboard.

Note: Navigating to Whats on your mind? and pressing OK allows you to add a comment to your
wall.

Videos
You can view the videos you and others users have posted to Facebook.
1. In the Facebook main menu, select Videos then press OK.
2. Navigate to a video, then press OK.

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Videos Player
With a video playing, press OK to bring up the videos player info panel. You can
choose to Like or Comment on a video in the info panel, then press OK.

Number of likes
and comments

Video playback progress bar

Elapsed and total


playback times

Videos Options
With a video playing, press Options.

Zoom - To change the displays viewing scale, press OK repeatedly until the
preferred viewing scale is achieved. Press Options or Back to revert to the
default viewing scale.
Pan - To pan the display, press the navigation buttons
repeatedly until
the preferred panned view displays. Press Options or Back to revert to the
default viewing scale.
Browse description - Select this option then press OK to view the description
of the video.
Download video - Select this option then press OK to download the video to
one of your local drives. Select the location you want to download your video to
(network share or attached storage) then press OK.

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Event
Event displays all events youve been invited to, and allows you to view more
information about or comment on events, and view your friends comments and
Like or comment on them. The number of people who like or have commented on
each entry displays inside the corresponding icons to the right of the Event entry.
1. In the Facebook main menu, press / to select Events, then press OK.
2. Select an event youve been invited to, then press OK.
3. Select Write a Comment... or View More Info to write a comment about or
view more info for the event.
4. Press / to view your friends comments and posts.
5. With an entry selected, press once to select Like, if you like the entry
,
, press OK, then
then press OK. Press twice to comment on an event entry
enter your comment using the on-screen keyboard.

Sign Out
In the Facebook main menu, select Sign Out then press OK to log out of Facebook
and return to the Services home screen. All previously saved login data for the
Facebook account is erased.

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Flickr
Flickr is an online image and video management and sharing website. Flickr content
is organized based on tagsa keyword or category label that describes content.
Tags help users to search for contents that have something in common. Each
content file can have as many as 75 tags associated with it.
To learn more about Flickr services, and the options and limitations related to them,
go to http://www.flickr.com/tour/.
To access Flickr:

1. Navigate to the Home | Search menu bar and and press OK.
2. The list of Internet services display. Select Flickr
, then press OK. The Flickr
home screen displays.
Options include:

Interesting (last seven days)


Recent Upload
Search
My Contacts
Hot Tags
My Tags
Exit

Exploring Contents
You can explore photostreams (Flickrs term for content selection) available in Flickrs
public domain.
To explore for random interesting media content from the past seven days:

Press

to select Interesting in the Flickr home screen, then press OK.

A photostream showing random contents rated as interesting in the past seven days
by Flickr users displays. Go to page 111 for instructions on how to navigate a
photostream.

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To explore based on the upload date:

Press

to select Recent Upload in the Flickr home screen, then press OK.

A photostream showing the most recently uploaded content displays. Go to Flickr


Photostream on page 111 for instructions on how to navigate a photostream.
To explore based on popular tags:

1. Press

to select Hot tags in the Flickr home screen, then press OK.

2. Press the navigation buttons to select a tag from the list, then press OK.
A photostream showing contents associated with the selected tag is displayed.
Go to Flickr Photostream on page 111 for instructions on how to navigate a
photostream.
Searching for Contents
To search for content based on a specific keyword:

Keywords are words or phrases associated with the type of content youre looking
for. Keyword searches are based on information indicated on a members profile
page.

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1. Press

to select Search in the Flickr home screen, then press OK.

2. Press

to select Keywords, then press OK.

3. Use the navigation buttons


to type a search word using the on-screen
keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
A photostream showing contents associated with the specified keyword
displays. Go to page 111 for instructions on how to navigate a photostream.
To search for content based on tags:

Perform this type of search to find content based on information indicated in a


members tags list.
1. Press / to select Search in the Flickr dashboard, then press OK.
2. Press / to select Tags, then press OK.
3. Use the navigation buttons
to type a search word using the on-screen
keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
A photostream showing contents associated with the specified word is
displayed. Go to Flickr Photostream on page 111 for instructions on how to
navigate a photostream.

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Searching for a Flickr Member


To search for a Flickr member:

1. Press
2. Press

/
/

to select Search in the Explore screen, then press OK.


to select Flickr member, then press OK.

to type a members user name, email


3. Use the navigation buttons
address, or interest using the on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press
OK.
A browser screen listing Flickr member links matching your search criteria
displays.
4. Press / to select a link, then press OK to view that members profile page.
If the selected member has public photostreams, you can explore them. Use the
navigation buttons
to select a content selection, then press OK to
explore it. Go to the next section for instructions on how to navigate a
photostream.

My Contacts
My Contacts shows a list of Flickr members you have searched for.
To view My Contents:

1. Press

to select My Contents in the Flickr home screen, then press OK.

2. Press / to select a Flickr member youve searched for previously, then press
OK to view their photos.
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3. To remove a contact from the list, select the contact name and press Options.
Select Delete or Delete All Items, then press OK.

My Tags
My Tags shows a list of Flickr tags you have searched for.
To view My Tags:

1. Press

to select My Tags in the Flickr home screen, then press OK.

2. Press / to select a tag youve searched for previously, then press OK to view
the photos associated with the tag.
3. To remove a tag from the list, select the tag and press Options. Select Delete or
Delete All Items, then press OK.

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Flickr Photostream
The Flickr photostream layout is the same as that of a Photos directory in thumbnail
mode.

You can use the navigation buttons


to select content.
To view content in fullscreen mode, select the file and press OK.
To view a slideshow using all the current photostreams content, press
or
OK. Contents display in the Flickr Player screen. Go to next section for
information.
To return to the photostream from fullscreen mode, press Back.
To return to the photostream from Player mode, press .
To view all photos in full screen, go to Photo Settings and select Fit to screen (see
Photo Scaling on page 186).
While in the photostream layout, press Options to jump back to the Flickr home
page or choose any of the Flickr home page menu options.

Flickr Player
The Flickr Player layout is the same as that of a photo slideshow.

Press
to view the next image in the photostream.
Press
to view the previous image in the photostream.
To return to the photostream, press .

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Player Options
As with a regular photo slideshow, you can customize the way content is displayed
in the Flickr Player. To do this, press Options.

Note: To view photos enlarged in fit to screen or full screen mode, access the Setup menu and follow
the instructions under Photo Scaling on page 186.

To rotate the image display, press / and select Rotate left or Rotate right,
then press OK repeatedly until the preferred display angle is achieved.
The display is rotated clockwise or counter-clockwise in 90 increments. Press
Options or Back to revert to the default display angle.

To change the displays viewing scale, press / and select Zoom & Pan, then
press OK. Press OK repeatedly until the preferred viewing scale is achieved.
Press Options or Back to revert to the default viewing scale.
To pan the display, press / and select Zoom & Pan, then press OK. Press
the navigation buttons
repeatedly until the preferred panned view
displays. Press Options or Back to revert to the default viewing scale.

Exit Flickr
To return to the Services home screen, press
dashboard, then press OK.

to select Exit in the Flickr

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Flixster
Watch the latest theatrical movie trailers and get critic reviews from Rotten
Tomatoes. Preview movies that are opening this week and see whats hot at the box
office. See whats new on DVD and Blu-ray and the top rentals. Search a catalog of
over 40,000 films. Watch high quality trailers for over 10,000 blockbusters and indie
flicks.
To access Flixster:

1. Navigate to the Home | Services menu bar and press OK.


2. The list of Internet services display. Select Flixster
, then press OK. The
Flixster main screen displays.

3. Press / to choose an option, then press OK.


Options include:
Box Office (stay up to date with trailers and reviews for movies this week and
last weeks top box office)

DVD (browse trailers and reviews for recently released DVDs)

Upcoming (view trailers and reviews for upcoming movies)

Search (search for trailers and reviews using the on-screen keyboard)

Exit
4. Use the navigation buttons
to select a movie or DVD, then press OK.
5. Press / to select Watch Trailer, Cast, Critic Reviews, Share to
Facebook, or Details, then press OK.

6. While watching trailers, press OK to see the video progress/playback bar. Press
Option to select Zoom & Pan (see Selecting Video Zoom and Pan Options on
page 67).
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Live365
Use Live365 to create your own online radio station or listen to other Live365
broadcasters online stations. Music selections are compiled based on user ratings.
Some small AM and FM stations also utilize Live365 to stream audio over the
Internet.
To access Live365:

1. Navigate to the Home | Services menu bar and press OK.


2. The list of Internet services display. Select Live365
Options include:

, then press OK.

Stations
Last Played
My Presets
About
Exit

Signing in to Live365 (Optional)


You can start listening to free Live365 stations as an unregistered user, but to enjoy
more features like access to recommended stations, saving stations to favorites,
securing track information, setting station preferences, and many others, you need
to sign up for a Live365 account.
To sign in to Live365:

1. Navigate to the Home | Services menu bar and press OK.


2. The list of Internet services display. Select Live365, then press OK.
1. On the Live365 main screen, press / to select My Presets, then press OK.

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2. Press / to select Sign In or Dont have an account?, then press OK. If you
dont have an account, follow the on-screen instructions to create your Live365
account online.

3. Use the navigation buttons


to key in your Live365 user name on the onscreen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
4. Use the navigation buttons
to key in your Live365 account password on
the on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
5. Press / to select a save option.
Options include:
No Your account details are not saved. You need to repeat the initial sign-in
process every time you use the media player to access the Live365 service.

Save username only Your user name is saved, but you will be prompted to
type in your password every time you use the media player to access the
Live365 service.

Yes Both your user name and password are saved. You are automatically
logged in to your account every time you select Live365 from the Services menu
bar.
6. Press OK to complete the sign-in process. Once you have successfully signed
in, the Live365 Home screen appears.
From this screen you can browse for new stations, access previous stations
youve listened to, and define profile preferences for your Live365 account.

To sign up for a Live365 account, go to http://www.live365.com/wdtv.


For more information on the features, options, and limitations of using Live365, go to
http://www.live365.com/index.live.

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Listening to a Live365 Station

New Live365 users can browse for a radio station.


You can access the last station youve listened to if youve already accessed
Live365 from the media player.
Registered Live365 users can access My Preset List and listen to favorite
stations.
Live365 VIP members can listen to premium radio stations.

To browse for a radio station:

1. On the Live365 main screen, press

2. Press

to select Stations, then press OK.

to select a station category, then press OK.

Selections include:
Free Stations Free Internet radio.
VIP Stations Premium, uninterrupted Internet radio for registered and
paying Live365 users. You must sign in to your Live365 account and be a
valid VIP member before you can access this category. Go to page 118 for
more information.

Recommendations - Free Internet radio recommended by your other


Live365 users. You must be signed in to access these stations.

Search Search for a Live365 station. Go to page 118 for more information.
3. Press the navigation buttons to select the station you want to listen to. Press OK.
4. Press if you want to add the station to My Presets if you have a Live365
account. Press OK.
5. Press
or OK to start listening to the selected radio station.

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The Live365 Station screen:


The Live365 station screen provides view and sorting and audio quality filtering
options.

1. Press , select the view icon


, and press OK to switch between Grid and List
views.
2. Press / to select the sorting and filter icon
, and press OK.
3. Press , then / to select Filter by audio quality. Options include All Stations,
Only high (audio quality), Medium to high (audio quality), Low to medium (audio
quality), and Only low (audio quality). Press OK.
4. Press , then OK to select the green check mark
, then press OK again.

5. Select Sorting and repeat the steps above to sort stations either Alphabetically or
By Popularity.
To access the last station listened to:

1. On the Live365 main screen, press

2. Press

to select Last played.

or OK to start listening to the selected radio station.

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To listen to a favorite station:

1. On the Live365 main screen, press / to select My Presets, then press OK.
Press / to select a station from your preset list.
2. Press
or OK to start listening to the selected radio station.
To listen to a VIP station:

1. On the Live365 main screen, press / to select Stations, then press OK.
2. Press / to select VIP Stations, then press OK.
3. Press / to select a music genre, then press OK.

4. Press
5. Press
6. Press

/
/

to select a music sub-genre, then press OK.


to select the station you want to listen to.
or OK to start listening to the selected radio station.

Searching for a Live365 station


Perform a station search based on the following criteria:
Artist name
Track or CD title

Station information

Music genre

Station location

Audio quality.
You can limit your search based on whether a station has been rated by Live365
editors or if it is a professional, independent, or official station.

To search for a Live 365 station:

1. On the Live365 home screen, select My Presets, Stations, or Last Played,


then press Options.

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2. Press

to select Search, then press OK.

3. On the on-screen keyboard, use the navigation buttons


to key in a
search keyword, then press OK.
4. Press / to select a station from the search result.
5. Press
or OK to start listening to the selected radio station.

Displaying the Currently Playing Station


1. On the Live365 home screen, select My Presets, Stations, or Last Played,
then press Options.
2. Press / to select Now Playing, then press OK. The station currently playing
displays.

Adding a Station to Your Preset List


If you like a particular station, you can add it to your preset list for easier access in
the future.
To add a station to your preset list from the Now Playing screen list:

1. Go to the station list showing the station you want to add.


2. Press / to select the station you want to add.
3. Press several times to enable the Add to My Preset function, then press
OK.
4. A confirmation screen appears. Press OK to confirm the new preset station and
return to the Now Playing screen.

Removing a Station from Your Preset List


You can remove stations you no longer want from your preset list.
To remove a station from your preset list:

1. Sign in to your Live365 account. Go to To sign in to Live365: on page 114 for


instructions.
2. From the Live365 home screen, press / to select My Presets, then press
OK.
3. Press / to select the station you want to remove.
4. Press to enable the Remove Station function, then press OK.
5. A confirmation prompt appears. Press OK to go back the Now Playing screen.

Providing Song Feedback


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Music selections in Live365 are compiled based on their user ratings. You can
participate in the selection process by giving a song the thumbs up or thumbs
down vote.
To provide song feedback:

1. While the song is playing, press / to select a feedback icon: for positive
feedback, for negative feedback. Press OK.
2. A feedback confirmation screen appears. Press OK to go back the the Now
Playing screen.

Getting Track Information


You can send the track information of the currently playing song to your email
account for later reference.
To secure track information:

1. While the song is playing, press / to select , then press OK.


2. A confirmation screen appears. Press OK to return to the Now Playing screen.
The track information will be sent to the email address you used to sign up for
your Live365 account.

Signing out from Live365


Sign out of Live365 after a listening session to ensure that nobody can make
changes to your Live365 settings and stations without your permission.
To sign out from Live365:

1. In a Stations or the Now Playing screen, press Options, then / to select


Sign In/Sign Out, then press OK.
2. Press / to select OK on the confirmation prompt, then press OK.

Exit Live365
To return to the Services home screen, press
home screen, then press OK.

to select Exit in the Live365

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MLB.TV
Watch every out-of-market game LIVE or on demand in HD quality. Almost 100
games are streamed LIVE each week. Choose home or away feeds, and use quick
navigation to run scoring plays or at bats. PLUS, watch over 150 Spring Training
Games with no blackout restrictions.

Note: MLB.TV Premium subscription required. See MLBTV.COM for details.

See http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/help/faq_subscriptions.jsp for further details and


subscription access FAQs.
To access MLB.TV:

1.
2.
3.
4.

Navigate to the Home | Services menu bar and press OK.


The list of Internet services display. Select MLB.TV
, then press OK.
Select Link Now, then press OK.
Go to www.mlb.tv/wdtv and enter the code shown on-screen.

5. Press OK on the remote. The MLB.TV main screen displays.

Todays Games
To view Todays Games:

1. Press / to select a game from the list in the main screen, then press OK.
2. Select a video feed (HOME or AWAY broadcast), then press OK.

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3. Select a playback option (Watch From Beginning, Resume Watching, Watch


Live), then press OK.

Game Playback
Press OK while watching a game to bring up the MLB.TV playback screen. Use the
navigation buttons to Jump to Inning, Jump 10 Secs, play Slow, Jump to Live,
or Select Feed. Select Close then press OK to close the playback screen.

Playback Options
Press Options during game playback to bring up the playback options screen.
Besides the same options available in the playback screen, the options screen also
includes Zoom & Pan (see Selecting Video Zoom and Pan Options on page 67)
Sound Effect (TV Channel, Radio Station, or Audience Background Noise), and
Closed Captioning (On or Off),

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Calendar
In the MLB.TV main screen, navigate to Calendar then press OK. Your teams
calendar displays. Select the current date or navigate to an earlier date and press
OK to view current or archived games.

Standings
In the MLB.TV main screen, navigate to Standings then press OK to view AL and
NL standings.

Game Recaps
In the MLB.TV main screen, navigate to Game Recaps then press OK. Use the
navigation buttons to view recaps of recent games.

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Settings
In the MLB.TV main screen, navigate to Settings then press OK. In this screen, you
can perform such functions as setting your favorite team or teams, setting the
default team for the calendar, unlink your account, hide or reveal scores in the main
screen, or turn closed captioning (English subtitles) on or off.

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Netflix
Enjoy new releases, classics, and TV episodes instantly on your WD TV streaming
media player. Dont wait for the mailman to deliver your movies and dont settle for
streaming to your small computer screen. Access your Netflix unlimited membership
and instantly watch TV episodes and movies on your big screen.*

*Netflix is available in certain countries. Unlimited membership required. More information at


www.netflix.com.

To access Netflix:

Important: Be sure to update your firmware to the latest version before


following the instructions below. See System Firmware Upgrade on
page 203 for further details.
1. Navigate to the Home | Services menu bar and press OK.
2. The list of Internet services display. Select Netflix
, then press OK.
Existing Netflix Members
Follow the on-screen instructions to enter your user name (in most cases, your
registered email address) and password to log in to your account using the remote
control. Go to www.netflix.com/signinhelp if you encounter any problems.
New to Netflix
Go to www.netflix.com/wdtv to sign up and start a one month free trial.

Netflix Navigation
Once you have accessed your Netflix account, navigate using the remote control to
choose from a variety of categories of movies and TV shows.

Note: To deactivate Netflix on the media player, reset the device to factory defaults. See Device
Reset on page 199. To deactivate the media player from your Netflix account, log in to your Netflix
account. Navigate to Your Account & Help. Under Manage Netflix ready devices and computers
locate the WD TV device and select Deactivate.

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Pandora (US only)


Pandora is an automated music recommendation and Internet radio service. With
Pandora, you can input a song title or artist name and the service responds by
playing selections that are musically similar. You can provide feedback (approved/not
approved) on individual songs, which Pandora takes into account for future
selections.

Conditions for Using Pandora


The following conditions must be satisfied before you can use the Pandora service.

You must have a Pandora account. Go to www.pandora.com/wd to create your


account. Once you have registered, note your activation code. You will need this
code to sign in to Pandora from your media player.
At present, Pandora is only available for users located in the United States. You
must have a US-based network connection.

To set the system language to English:

1.
2.
3.
4.

Navigate to Home | Setup menu bar.


Press / to select Appearance, then press OK.
Press / to select Language, then press OK.
Press / to select English, then press OK.

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Signing in to Pandora for the First Time


1.
2.
3.
4.

Navigate to the Home | Services menu bar and press OK.


The list of Internet services display. Select Pandora
, then press OK.
Press OK to bring up the Add Account screen.
If you already have a Pandora account, choose I have a Pandora account,
then press OK to create your new Pandora account. Proceed to step 6.

5. If you do not have a Pandora account, select I am new to Pandora, then press
OK.
6. Write down the activation code and follow the onscreen instructions (go to
www.pandora.com/wd to create your new account). When finished, choose
Continue, then press OK.
7. Use the navigation buttons
to type in your Pandora user name using the
on-screen keyboard, then press OK.
8. Use the navigation buttons
to type in your Pandora account password
using the on-screen keyboard, then press OK.
9. Press / to select a save option.
Options include:
No Your account details will not be saved. You need to repeat the initial
sign-in process every time you access the Pandora service using the media
player.

Save username only Your user name is saved, but you will be prompted
to type in your password every time you access the Pandora service using
the media player.

Yes Both your user name and password are saved. You are automatically
logged in to your account every time you access the Pandora service using
the media player.
10. Press OK to complete the sign-in process.

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Once you have successfully signed in to Pandora, the Stations screen appears.

From this screen you can create new stations, start listening to previously
created stations and Quickmix playlist, and define profile preferences for your
account.
For more information on the features, options, and limitations of using Pandora,
go to http://www.pandora.com.

Pandora Stations
A Pandora station is a personalized stream of music, based on one or more artist
names or song titles of your choice. Once youve signed in to Pandora from your
media player, you can easily access your stations from the Music menu bar.
Pandora stations reminders

You can have up to 100 stations at any one time, plus one QuickMix. Once you
reach this maximum number of stations you have to delete a station before you
can add another one.

Pandora does not allow immediate or "on demand" playback of a specific song.

A Pandora station cannot play more than four songs by an artist in a three-hour
period.

After eight hours of play, Pandora prompts you to see if youre still listening.
Streaming stops until you respond.

The music selection streamed into your Pandora station contains a mix of songs
or artists that were compiled based on:

the initial station seed used in creating that station. Go to the next section
for instructions on how to create a new Pandora station.

the track feedback (thumbs up / thumbs down) you provide. Go to page 130
for more information.

the number of skips assigned to a track. Go to page 130 for more


information.

You cannot reverse or immediately replay the songs played on your Pandora
station.

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To create a Pandora station:

1. Navigate to Create Station or press Options to select Create station. Press


OK.
2. Use the navigation buttons
to type the name of an artist or song title
using the on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
3. Press / to select a listing from the search results, then press OK.
The listing you selected will serve as the station seed for Pandora to compile
and stream music similar to your station.
To listen to a Pandora station:

1. On the Stations screen, use the navigation buttons to select the name of the
station you want to listen to.
2. Press
or OK to start listening to the selected Pandora station. Press NEXT
to go to the next song.
To tune in to another station:

1. While listening to a station, press STOP . You are returned to the Stations
screen.
2. Use the navigation buttons to select the name of the station you want to switch
to.
3. Press
or OK to start listening to the selected station.
To rename a Pandora station:

1. Tune in to the station you want to rename.


2. Navigate to Rename Station or press Options then
this station. Press OK.

to select Rename

3. Use the navigation buttons


to key in a new station name using the onscreen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
To delete a Pandora station:

1. Tune in to the station you want to delete.


2. Navigate to Delete Station or press Options then / to select Remove this
station. Press OK.
3. Press / to select OK on the confirmation prompt, then press OK.

QuickMix

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QuickMix is a feature that allows you to listen to more than one of your stations at
once. QuickMix will play only one song based on particular musical characteristics at
a time (unlike regular Pandora stations, which play four related songs in a row), so
the mood changes more often.

Providing Song Feedback


You can influence the music selection that is streamed into your Pandora station by
providing track feedback for the song currently playing. You can give a song a
thumbs up or a thumbs down vote.
Thumbs up
If you like the currently playing song, give it a thumbs up vote. This positive feedback
means:

The very next set of songs for this station will be generated using the song youve
given a thumbs up vote to as a musical starting point.
Future sets of songs are likely to have similar musical traits. Multiple thumbs up"
votes on this station for other similar songs will have a cumulative effect.
This song will play somewhat more often than other songs on this station's
potential playlist, and will play about as often as other songs that have received a
"thumbs up" on this station.

Thumbs down
If you don't want to hear a song on a particular station, give it a thumbs down vote.
This negative feedback means:

The song will stop playing, if there are any of the remaining "six skips per hour"
available on that particular station (this limit is per station, on a rolling per-hour
basis).
The song will be permanently removed from that particular station's playlist.
A new set of songs with a different musical emphasis will begin to play.
If youve given at least two thumbs down vote to a specific artist on that
particular station, songs from that artist will no longer be included in that stations
playlist.

To provide song feedback:

While a song is playing, press / to select


A prompt to confirm your vote appears.

or

, then press OK.

Putting a Song to Sleep


When you want to stop listening to song, but not permanently remove it from a
stations playlist, you put it to sleep. This prevents the song from playing on any of
your stations for 30 days.
To put a song to sleep:

While a song is playing, press / to select


, then press OK.
A prompt to confirm the sleep action appears.

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Bookmarking a Song or Artist


You have the option to bookmark a song or an artist for later reference. You can later
refer to this bookmark if you want buy the track when youve sign in to Pandora from
your computer or mobile computing device, or if you want to share your musical
preferences with other Pandora users.
To bookmark a song or artist:

1. While a song is playing, press / to select , then press OK.


2. Press / to select whether to bookmark the song title or the song artist, then
press OK.
The new bookmark is added to your listener profile page. Sign in to Pandora
from your computer or mobile computing device to view this profile page.

Why a Song is in my Stations Playlist


You can see why Pandora included a particular song in your stations playlist. While a
song is playing, select Why this song?, then press OK. The song analysis displays.

Deleting a Pandora Account


1. Select Pandora from the Services menu then press OK.
2. Press / to select the Pandora account you want to delete, then press
select the
and press OK.

to

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Picasa
View, share and enjoy your photographs right from your television.
To learn more about Picasa services, and the options and limitations related to them,
go to http://www.picasa.google.com.
To access Picasa:

1. Navigate to the Home | Services menu bar and and press OK.
2. The list of Internet services display. Select
, then press OK to display
the Picasa home screen.
Options include:

Account
Search
My Photos
People Im Following
Featured
Recent

Signing In To Your Picasa Account


Note: If you do not have a Picasa account and want to create one, go to
http://www.picasa.google.com.

1. Press

to select Account in the Picasa home screen, then press OK.

2. Select Add Account, then press OK.

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3. Use the navigation buttons


to type your Picasa user name in the
on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
4. Use the navigation buttons
to type your Picasa account password in the
on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
5. Press / to select a save option. Press OK when finished.
Options include:
No Your account details are not saved. You need to repeat the initial sign-in
process every time you access Picasa using the media player.

Save username only Your username is saved, but you will be prompted to
input your password every time you access Picasa using the media player.

Yes Both your user name and password are saved. You can later sign in to
your account from the Picasa Account screen.
6. The My Photos page appears. Go to the next section for more information on
this page.

Account
By default, the My Photos page displays first when you sign in to your account. This
page contains the photos and videos you have uploaded to Picasa.

Note: If you have not uploaded any photos or videos, the screen displays "there is no media in the
current folder."

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You can sort and filter content on this page by showing all content (All) or your
Unlisted Gallery or Public Gallery. Press
or navigate to
, and press OK,
then press / and OK twice to switch that selection.

Searching for Content


You can search Picasa for photos and videos of particular interest to you. The
search results are based on the following:
Filenames
Captions

Tags

Folder or album names

Camera maker

Date (i.e., 'November' or '2011')


The media player saves your searches so you can quickly recall them.

Note: Content with visibility set to private by users do not appear in search results.

To search for content:

1. Press

to select Search in the Picasa home screen, then press OK.

2. Use the navigation buttons


to type a keyword related to the subject
matter of the content youre looking for using the on-screen keyboard. Select
Submit, then press OK.

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The content search begins (this may take a few seconds). Content matching your
search word appears in a Search result screen.

3. Use the navigation buttons to select a photo or video from the display.
4. Press
or OK to view the selected photo or start watching the selected video.
To use search history:

1. Press the SEARCH


Search History list.

button on the remote control. This toggles you to the

2. Press / to select a search from the display.


3. Press OK to perform the saved search.

My Photos
My Photos contains all images and videos in your Picasa Web Albums. To view
images or videos, use the navigation buttons to select a web album, then press OK.
Select an individual file and press OK to view, or press
to view a slideshow of all
the photos in an album.

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Photo Menu Options


With a photo thumbnail in a web album selected, press Options. The My Photos
menu options display. Press Back when complete to return to the web album menu.

Information
Use this option to display the following information about the current picture:

Date
Camera make and model
ISO, exposure, and aperature settings
Focal length
Flash info

Upload to Facebook
The Picasa upload to Facebook function is the same as the Videos upload to
Facebook function. See Upload to Facebook on page 62.
Comments
Use this option to make or view comments on the selected photo. Use the
navigation buttons to select Hide Comments or Write a Comment... using the
onscreen keyboard, then press OK.

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Photo Display Options

To display the photo options while viewing a photo, press Options.


To return to the photo you were viewing, press Back or Options again.

Information
See Information on page 136.
Play Mode
See Play Mode on page 85.
Rotate Left & Right
See Rotate Left & Right on page 85.

Selecting Photo Zoom and Pan Options


See Selecting Video Zoom and Pan Options on page 67.

Upload to Facebook
See Upload to Facebook on page 62.

Set As Background
See Set as Background on page 83.

Comments
See Comments on page 136.
Download Photo
Use this menu to download a photo to the media players internal drive or to another
network attached device.
Displaying Photo Thumbnails
See Displaying Photo Thumbnails on page 86.

Photo Slideshow
See Photo Slideshow on page 87.

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Video Player
The Picasa video layer layout is similar to the regular video playback screen. It
displays the playback status bar and the elapsed and total playback times. Press
to pause and resume playback.

People Im Following
People Im Following contains thumbnails showing icons for the people you are
following on Picasa. Select an icon to view each persons Public Gallery Albums. Use
the navigation buttons to select individual photos or press
inside an album to
begin a photo slideshow.

Featured
This screen contains select Picasa user photos. Use the navigation buttons to select
individual photos or press
to begin a photo slideshow. When viewing a photo,
press Options then select More Photos From This Owner to view all of the
owners Public Gallery Albums.

Recent
This screen contains recent Picasa user photos, and works the same as way as
Featured above.

Deleting a Picasa Account


1.
2.
3.
4.

On the Picasa main screen, press / to select Account, then press OK.
Press / to select Delete Account, then press OK.
Press / to select the account you want to delete, then press OK.
Press / to select OK on the confirmation prompt, then press OK.

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SHOUTcast Radio
SHOUTcast Radio is the ultimate directory of online radio stations featuring over
45,000 music, talk, sports, and community radio stations from around the world.
To access SHOUTcast:

1. Navigate to the Home | Services menu and press OK.


2. The list of Internet services display. Select SHOUTcast Radio
press OK.
Options include:

, then

Search
Radio Genres
Favorites
Top Radios
About
Exit

Listening to a SHOUTcast Radio Station


To browse for a radio station:

1. On the SHOUTcast Radio main screen, press


then press OK.

to select Radio Genres,

2. Press

to select from a variety of genres, then press OK. .

3. Press

to select from a variety of subgenres (if necessary), then press OK.

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4. Press

to select a radio station.

5. Press Options, then press / to select Add to Favorite if you want to add
the station to Favorites. Press OK.
6. Press
or OK to start listening to the selected radio station. You can view
information about the currently playing station and song such as title, artist,
genre, number of listeners, etc. at the top of the screen.

Searching for a SHOUTcast Radio Station


To search for a SHOUTcast Radio station:

1. On the SHOUTcast Radio main screen, press / to select Search, then press
OK.
2. Filter your results by selecting All, Artist, or Genre, then press OK.

to key in a

3. On the on-screen keyboard, use the navigation buttons


search keyword, then press OK.

Note: You can also press


on the remote control to toggle to the results list after entering several
characters in the search field.

4. Press
5. Press

to select a station from the search result.


or OK to start listening to the selected radio station.

Adding a Station to Your Favorites List


If you like a particular station, you can add it to Favorites for easier access in the
future.
To add to a station, program, or podcast to your favorites:
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1. Go to the station list showing the station you want to add.


2. Press / to select the station you want to add or begin playing a station.
3. Press Options, then press / to select Add to Favorites if you want to add
the station to Favorites, then press OK.

4. Press OK again to confirm.

Listening to a Station in Your Favorites List


To listen to a favorite station:

1. On the SHOUTcast Radio main screen, press / to select Favorites, then


press OK.
2. Press / to select a station from the list.
3. Press
or OK to start listening to the selected radio station.

Assigning a Preset Button to a Station


You can assign a numbered button on the remote control to a SHOUTcast Radio
station for quick access.
To assign a preset button to a station:

1. Go to the station list showing the station you want to add.


2. Press / to select the station you want to add or begin playing a station.
3. Press Options, then press / to select Preset Music. Press .

4. Press

to select a numbered remote button, then press OK.

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Removing a Station from Your Preset List


You can remove stations you no longer want from your preset list.
To remove a station from your preset list:

1. On the SHOUTcast Radio main screen, press / to select Favorites, then


press OK.
2. Press / to select the station you want to remove.
3. Press Options, then press / to select Remove from Favorites, then press
OK.

4. A confirmation prompt appears. Select OK, then press OK.

Top Radios
To choose from among the most popular SHOUTcast Radio stations, press
select Top Radios in the SHOUTcast Radio main screen, then press OK.

to

About
For more information about the SHOUTcast Radio service such as terms of service,
press / to select About in the SHOUTcast Radio main screen, then press OK.

Exit
To simply exit out of SHOUTcast Radio, press
Radio main screen, then press OK.

to select Exit in the SHOUTcast

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SiriusXM
SiriusXM Internet Radio delivers over 130 channels of the Sirius XM programming
you love, including commercial-free music plus sports, talk, news and
entertainment.* To use the service, create a SiriusXM account at
www.siriusxm.com/wd.

*SiriusXM account required. SiriusXM Internet Radio subscription sold separately and available only to
those at least 18 years of age residing in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. To subscribe to SiriusXM
Internet Radio in the U.S., U.S. customers should visit www.siriusxm.com or call 1.888.539.7474.
Canadian customers should visit www.sirius.ca or call 1.888.539.7474.

To access SiriusXM:

1.
2.
3.
4.

Navigate to the Home | Services menu and press OK.


The list of Internet services display. Select SiriusXM
, then press OK.
The terms and conditions disclaimer displays. Select Accept then press OK.
Use the navigation buttons
to type in your SiriusXM user name using the
on-screen keyboard, then press OK.
5. Use the navigation buttons
to type in your SiriusXM account password
using the on-screen keyboard, then press OK.
6. Press OK to complete the sign-in process.

Filtering SiriusXM Stations


All SiriusXM stations display by default. To filter stations by type, do the following:
1. On the SiriusXM main screen, press / to select the sorting and filter icon
,
and press OK.
2. Press , then / to select a category. Options include All, Music, Sports,
Howard Stern, News & Issues, Talk & Entertainment, and Latin & World. Press
OK.
3. Press , then OK to select the green check mark
, then press OK again.

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Adding SiriusXM Stations to Favorites


To add a station to favorites, do the following:
1. Select the station you want to favorite and press Options.

2. Select Add to Favorites and press OK.


3. To access favorites, press / in the SiriusXM main screen to select the
favorites icon
, and press OK. To remove a station from your favorites list,
select it, press Options, and select Remove from Favorites.

SiriusXM Player Options


Press Options while a channel is playing to view the player options.

In this screen, you can add or remove channels from Favorites, Share to Facebook
or Twitter, View Channel Info and Artist Bio, see other channel recommendations
(You May Also Like), or Log Out.

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Spotify
Enjoy on-demand access to over 15 million tracks and albums. Any artist, any
album, any genre - available instantly on your media player.* Spotify is available in the
USA, UK, Sweden, Finland, Norway, France, The Netherlands, Spain, Austria,
Belgium, Switzerland and Denmark. To use the service, create a Spotify account at
www.spotify.com.

*Spotify Premium account required.

To access Spotify:

1.
2.
3.
4.

Navigate to the Home | Services menu and press OK.


The list of Internet services display. Select Spotify
, then press OK.
The terms and conditions disclaimer displays. Select Accept then press OK.
Press OK to sign in to Spotify

5. Use the navigation buttons


to type in your Spotify user name using the
on-screen keyboard, then press OK.
6. Use the navigation buttons
to type in your Spotify account password
using the on-screen keyboard, then press OK.
7. Press OK to complete the sign-in process.
8. The Spotify main screen displays. Options include:

What's New

Toplist

Playlist

Starred

Inbox

People

Search

Account

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Searching for a Spotify Artist, Album, or Track


To search for a Spotify artist, album, or track:

1. On the Spotify main screen, press / to select Search, then press OK.
2. Press / to select Tracks, Albums, or Artists. Press OK to make your
selection.

3.
4.
5.
6.

Press OK again.
Use the on-screen keyboard to key in and submit search keywords.
Press / to select an album or track from the search result.
If necessary, use the navigation buttons then press
or OK to start listening to
the selected album or track.

Star
You can star a track for quick access in the future via the Starred menu on the
Spotify home screen.
1. With the track you want to star selected, press Options, select Star, then press
OK.

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2. In the Spotify home screen, press


starred tracks display.

to select Starred, then press OK. Your

Adding a Track to a Playlist


If you like a particular track, you can add it to a playlist for easier access in the future.
To add a track to a playlist:

1. Go to the track list showing the track you want to add.


2. Press / to select the track you want to add or begin playing a track.
3. Press Options, then press / to select Add to Track to Playlist, then press
OK.

4. If you want to create a new playlist for the track, select Create New Playlist,
then press OK.
5. Using the on-screen keyboard, key in a new playlist name, then press OK.
6. Press / to select a playlist name from the list.

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7. Press OK. You can delete the playlist by pressing Options with the playlist
selected, then select Delete.
Collaborate on a Playlist
You can set a playlist youve created to Collaborate so that your friends can add
tracks to it.
To set a playlist to Collaborate:
1. In the Spotify main screen, press / to select Playlists, then press OK.
2. With a playlist selected, press Options.
3. Select Collaborate, then press OK.

4. The playlist is now set to Collaborate, and the playlist appears with a dot next to
it. You can reverse this setting by pressing Options with the playlist selected,
then select Uncollaborate.

Play Mode
1. With the track you want to play selected, press Options.
2. Select Play Mode, then press OK repeatedly until the repeat icon you want is
displayed. Options include:

Repeat All
All the audio files in the album or playlist are played in
sequence and repeatedly until you press STOP or Back.

Repeat One
The current audio track is played repeatedly until you press
STOP or Back.

Repeat All and Shuffle


All the audio files in the album or playlist are
played repeatedly in sequence and shuffled until you press STOP or Back.

Shuffle
All the audio files in the album or playlist are shuffled repeatedly
until you press STOP or Back.

Browse Album or Artist


You can view available albums from an artist whose track youve selected.
To browse an artists albums:
1. With an artists track selected, press Options.

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2. Press / to select Browse Artist Album , then press OK to view/play


track from the album. Press / to select Browse Artist , then press OK to
view/play albums from the artist.

3. A list of the artists albums or the album tracks available on Spotify display.

Share
You can share a track or playlist with the friends you have added to your Spotify
account, or to Facebook.
1. With the track or playlist you want to share selected, press Options, then press
/ to select Share, then press OK.
2. Press / to select Share to Friend or Share to Facebook, then press OK.

3. Select a friend from your list then press OK, or log in to Facebook (if necessary).

View Biography
Select View Biography to read the artist biography from AllMusic.

Note: View Biography only appears if the artist has a biography in AllMusic.

1. With an artists track selected, press Options.

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2. Press

to select View Biography, then press OK.

3. If necessary, press Next Page to read the entire biography.

People
On the Spotify main screen, press / to select People, then press OK to see a
list of the friends youve added to your Spotify account. Select a friend then press
OK to view and play their published playlists.

Inbox
On the Spotify main screen, press / to select Inbox, then press OK to see a list
of songs your friends have sent to your Spotify account. Each friends name appears
next to the song. If a message icon appears next to a friends name, select the song
and press Options. Press / to select View Message From Your Friend, then
press OK.

Whats New and Top Lists


1. On the Spotify main screen, press / to select Whats New or Toplists, then
press OK.
2. Press / to select a new or most listened to artist album.
3. Press
or OK to start listening to the selected album.

Delete Spotify Account


To delete a Spotify account:
1. On the Spotify main screen, press / to select Account, and press OK.
2. Select the Spotify account you wish to delete, then press to select the x and
press OK.

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TuneIn
The worlds largest Internet radio guide with access to over 30,000 free radio
stations searchable by location, genre, or format.
To access TuneIn:

1. Navigate to the Home | Services menu and press OK.


2. The list of Internet services display. Select TuneIn
, then press OK.
Options include:

Station
Search
Preset
Sign in
Exit

Signing in to TuneIn (Optional)


You can start listening to TuneIn stations as an unregistered user, but you need to
sign up for a TuneIn account at http://radiotime.com to customize your radio
experience by adding stations to your presets for faster access.
To sign in to TuneIn:

1. Press

to select Sign in, then press OK.

2. Select Activate Device, then press OK.

3. Write down the activation code and follow the onscreen instructions (go to
http://radiotime.com/mydevice to associate the media player with your account).
When finished, choose Continue, then press OK.
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4. Select Enter RadioTime.com account, then press OK.


5. Use the navigation buttons
to type in your TuneIn user name using the
on-screen keyboard, then press OK.
6. Use the navigation buttons
to type in your TuneIn account password
using the on-screen keyboard, then press OK.
7. Press OK to complete the sign-in process.

Listening to a TuneIn Station, Program, or Podcast

New TuneIn users can browse for a radio station, program, or podcast.
Registered TuneIn users can access presets and listen to favorite stations.

To browse for a radio station, program, or podcast:

1. On the TuneIn main screen, press

to select Station, then press OK.

Options include:
Local Radio Listen to your local stations which display in numerical order.
Music Categorizes your local music radio stations by genre.

Talk Categorizes your local talk radio stations by type.

Sports Categorizes local and national sports broadcasts and programs by


type.

By Location Find radio stations throughout the world from the lists of
regions and countries.

By Language Find radio stations throughout the world from the list of
languages.

Podcasts Find radio program podcasts categorized by music genre and


type.
2. Press / to select the station, program, or podcast you want to listen to.
3. Press Options, then press / to select Add to Preset if you want to add the
station to Presets (TuneIn account required). Press OK.
4. Press
or OK to start listening to the selected radio station.

Searching for a TuneIn Station


To search for a TuneIn station, program, or podcast:

1. On the TuneIn main screen, press / to select Search, then press OK.
to key in a
2. On the on-screen keyboard, use the navigation buttons
search keyword, then press OK.

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Note: You can also press


on the remote control to toggle to the results list after entering several
characters in the search field.

3. Press
4. Press

to select a station from the search result.


or OK to start listening to the selected radio station.

Adding a Station to Your Preset List


If you like a particular station, you can add it to your preset list for easier access in
the future.
To add to a station, program, or podcast to your presets:

1. Go to the station list showing the station you want to add.


2. Press / to select the station you want to add or begin playing a station.
3. Press Options, then press / to select Add to Preset if you want to add the
station to Preset (TuneIn account required), then press OK.

4. Press OK again to confirm.

Listening to a Station in Your Preset List


To listen to a preset station, program, or podcast:

1. On the TuneIn main screen, press / to select Preset, then press OK.
2. Press / to select a station from your preset list.
3. Press
or OK to start listening to the selected radio station.

Removing a Station from Your Preset List


You can remove stations you no longer want from your preset list.
To remove a station from your preset list:

1. On the TuneIn main screen, press / to select Preset, then press OK.
2. Press / to select the station you want to remove.

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3. Press Options, then press

to select Remove Preset, then press OK.

4. A confirmation prompt appears. Select OK, then press OK.

Getting Station Information


You can view information about the currently playing station and song.
1. While the station is playing or selected, press Options, then / to select View
info. Press OK.
2. The information screen appears, displaying info such as genre, language,
currently playing song, next song, and time. Press OK to return to the previous
screen.

Reporting Problems
You can report a problem with the currently playing station or audio or contact the
station/show using the reporting problems option.
1. While the station is playing or selected, press Options, then / to select
Report problem. Press OK.
2. The reporting problems screen appears, displaying options for reporting
problems such as audio, wrong information, errors, etc. After making your
selection press OK to return to the previous screen.

Exit
To simply exit out of TuneIn and stay signed in, press
TuneIn main screen, then press OK.

to select Exit in the

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Tweet by WD TV
Update your status and follow what's happening around the world with the people
and organizations you care about.

Note: You must have an existing Twitter account or create one at www.twitter.com to use the Tweet by
WD TV app.

To access Tweet by WD TV:

1. Find and select Tweet by WD TV


, then press OK.
2. Press OK, then use the navigation buttons
to type in your Twitter user
name using the on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
3. Press OK, then use the navigation buttons
to type in your Twitter
password using the on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
4. Press , then OK with the green check mark
selected.
5. The Tweet by WD TV home screen displays. Press , then / to choose a
menu option, then press OK.

Menu options include:

New Tweet (use the on-screen keyboard to create a tweet)


Tweet Wall (displays wall posts)
Timeline (shows your tweets as well as those you follow)
Mentions (displays mentions of your user name)
My Profile (displays your bio, website, number of users youre following, and
number of your followers)
Followers (displays your followers and those you are following)
Search (perform a search using the on-screen keyboard by selecting Name
or Topic)
Settings (use this option to rotate your tweet wall 90 degrees)
Sign Out

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Tweet Options
Select a tweet in Timeline and press Option to access the following tweet options:

Favorite use this option to favorite or unfavorite a tweet. The star symbol
appears underneath the tweet when favorited.
Retweet use this option to retweet a tweet. The retweet/quote tweet
symbol appears underneath the tweet when retweeted.
Quote Tweet use this option to quote a tweet and add your own text
before sending. In the quote tweet screen, press OK to bring up the onscreen keyboard and edit/add text to the tweet. Select Submit then press OK
twice. The retweet/quote tweet symbol appears underneath the tweet when
quoted.
Reply use this option to reply to a tweet. In the reply screen, press OK to
bring up the on-screen keyboard and enter your reply text. Select Submit
then press OK twice. The reply symbol appears underneath the tweet.
Delete use this option to delete a tweet. Select OK in the delete screen,
then press OK. You cannot delete another users status.

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Using the Filter Option


Use the filter option to control what displays in the Timeline and Followers screens.
Timeline
1. In the Timeline screen, press repeatedly to select the filter icon
, and press
OK.
2. Press , then / to select All Tweets or My Tweets. Press OK.
3. Press , then OK to select the green check mark
, then press OK again.

Followers
1. In the Followers screen, press repeatedly to select the filter icon
, and press
OK.
2. Press , then / to select Following or Followers. Press OK.
3. Press , then OK to select the green check mark
, then press OK again.

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YouTube
YouTube is a video hosting website where you can upload and share videos.
To access YouTube:

1. Navigate to the Home | Services menu bar and and press OK.
2. The list of Internet services display. Select YouTube
, then press OK to
display the YouTube home screen.
Options include:

User
Search
Top Favorites
Featured
Most Popular
Most Viewed
Top Rated
Preferences

Signing In To Your YouTube Account


Note: If you do not have a YouTube account and want to create one, go to www.youtube.com.

1. Press

to select User in the YouTube home screen, then press OK.

2. Select Sign in, then press OK.

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3. Use the navigation buttons


to type your YouTube user name in the
on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
4. Use the navigation buttons
to type your YouTube account password in
the on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
5. Press / to select a save option. Press OK when finished.
Options include:
No Your account details are not saved. You need to repeat the initial sign-in
process every time you access YouTube using the media player.

Save username only Your username is saved, but you will be prompted to
input your password every time you access YouTube using the media player.

Yes Both your user name and password are saved. You can later sign in to
your account from the YouTube Login screen.
6. The My favorites page appears. Go to the next section for more information on
this page.

Account
By default, the My favorites page displays first when you sign in to your account.
These are the videos you have saved as favorites in YouTube.

Note: If you have not favorited any videos, the screen displays "no content found."

This page also contains links to your uploaded videos (Videos) and video playlists
(Playlists). Press
or navigate to
, and press OK, then press / and OK
twice to switch that selection.

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Searching for Videos


You can search YouTube for videos of particular interest to you. The search results
are based on the tags associated with uploaded videos. The media player saves
your searches so you can quickly recall them.

Note: Videos that are tagged private by users do not appear in search results.

To search for videos:

1. Press

to select Search in the YouTube home screen, then press OK.

2. Use the navigation buttons


to type a keyword related to the subject
matter of the video youre looking for using the on-screen keyboard. Select
Submit, then press OK.
The video search begins (this may take a few seconds). Videos matching your
search word appear in a Search result screen.

3. Use the navigation buttons to select a video from the display.


4. Press
or OK to start watching the selected video.
Go to page 163 for more information on using the YouTube Player.
To use search history:

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1. Press the SEARCH


Search History list.

button on the remote control. This toggles you to the

2. Press / to select a search from the display.


3. Press OK to perform the saved search.

Top Favorites
These are videos tagged as favorites by the majority of YouTube users.
To access Top Favorites:

1. Press / to select Top Favorites in the YouTube home screen, then press
OK.
2. The list of top favorite videos display. To refine this list, press / to select
,
and press OK.
3. Press / to choose from Today, This week, or This month, then press OK.
4. Press the navigation buttons to select a video from the display, then press
or
OK to start watching the selected video.
Go to page 163 for more information on using the YouTube Player.

Featured Videos
This video category is primarily populated with videos from YouTubes commercial
partners, but might also include select user videos that are currently popular or have
been previously showcased in YouTubes Spotlight Videos section.
To access Featured Videos:

1. Press / to select Featured in the YouTube home screen, then press OK.
2. Press the navigation buttons to select a video from the displayed selection.
3. Press
or OK to start watching the selected video.
Go to page 163 for more information on using the YouTube Player.

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Most Popular
These are videos deemed most popular by YouTube users.
To access Most Popular:

1. Press / to select Most Popular in the YouTube home screen, then press
OK.
2. The list of most popular videos display. To refine this list, press / to select
, and press OK.
3. Press / to choose from Today, This week, or This month, then press OK.
4. Press the navigation buttons to select a video from the display, then press
or
OK to start watching the selected video.
Go to page 163 for more information on using the YouTube Player.

Most Viewed
These are videos most viewed by YouTube users.
To access Most Viewed:

1. Press / to select Most Viewed in the YouTube home screen, then press OK.
,
2. The list of most viewed videos display. To refine this list, press / to select
and press OK.
3. Press / to choose from Today, This week, or This month, then press OK.
4. Press the navigation buttons to select a video from the display, then press
or
OK to start watching the selected video.
Go to page 163 for more information on using the YouTube Player.

Top Rated
These are videos with the highest ratings from YouTube users.
To access Top Rated:

1. Press / to select Top Rated in the YouTube home screen, then press OK.
,
2. The list of most viewed videos display. To refine this list, press / to select
and press OK.
3. Press / to choose from Today, This week, or This month, then press OK.
4. Press the navigation buttons to select a video from the display, then press
or
OK to start watching the selected video.
Go to page 163 for more information on using the YouTube Player.

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YouTube Options
When you select a video in any of the YouTube submenu screens described above
(i.e., User > My Favorites, Search, Top Favorites, Featured Videos, Most Popular,
Most Viewed, and Top Rated), pressing Options brings up the following screen:

Like or Dislike this Video - see Like or Dislike Videos on page 165.
Add to favorites - see Adding Videos to Favorites on page 165.
Add to playlist - see Adding Videos to a Playlist on page 166.
Flagging - use this option to flag a video for inappropriate content.

Preferences
Preferences allows you to choose which countrys content (videos and channels) you
would like to view without changing the language of the site.
To access Preferences:

1. Press / to select Preferences in the YouTube home screen, then press OK.
2. Current location is highlighted. Press OK.
3. Press / to select a country from the list, then press OK.

YouTube Player
The YouTube Player layout is similar to the regular video playback screen. It displays
the playback status bar and the elapsed and total playback times. Press
to
pause and resume playback. Press
or
to fast forward or reverse in 10
second increments.
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YouTube Player Options


As with a regular video playback screen, you can the customize the way content
displays in the YouTube Player. To do this, press Options.

Like or Dislike this Video - see Like or Dislike Videos on page 165.
Add to favorites - see Adding Videos to Favorites on page 165.
Add to playlist - see Adding Videos to a Playlist on page 166.
Flagging - use this option to flag a video for inappropriate content.
Zoom - To change the displays viewing scale, press / and select Zoom &
Pan, then press OK. Press OK repeatedly until the preferred viewing scale is
achieved. Press Options or Back to revert to the default viewing scale.
Pan - To pan the display, press / and select Zoom & Pan, then press OK.
Press the navigation buttons
repeatedly until the preferred panned view
displays. Press Options or Back to revert to the default viewing scale.
Show info - use this option to view detailed information about the video if
present.

Related Videos
After video playback, the Related Videos screen appears. At the top of the screen,
the video rating (number of highlighted stars), upload date, and the number of
times it has been viewed display.

This screen lists videos which might be related to recently played video by subject
matter, making it easier to search for videos based on the same or similar subject.

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Press the navigation buttons to select a video from the list, then press
start watching the selected video.

or OK to

The other options on this screen allow you to:


Replay the recently playbacked video Play Again
Add the video to your My Favorites list Add to Favorites

Flag the video as having inappropriate content - Flagging

Provide video feedback Like or Dislike this Video

Add the video to your My Playlists list Add to Playlist

Return to the last video selection page Back to Videos


Press the navigation buttons to select an option, then press OK.

Like or Dislike Videos


You can rate videos on a basis of Like or Dislike during or after video playback.

Note: You must signed in to your YouTube account to like or dislike videos. See Signing In To Your
YouTube Account on page 158 for sign-in instructions.

1. During playback, press Options, select Like or Dislike this Video, then press
OK, or select Like or Dislike this Video in the Related Videos screen.
2. Press / to select Like or Dislike, then press OK.

3. Your video rating is confirmed. Press OK to go back to the Player screen.

Adding Videos to Favorites


If you enjoyed a particular video or simply want to refer to it later, you can tag it as a
favorite to add it to your My Favorites list. Once added, you can keep track of this
video.
To add a video to My Favorites from the Related Videos screen:

1. On the Related Videos screen of the video you want to add as a favorite,
press / to select Add to Playlist, then press OK.
2. Press OK at the confirmation prompt.

Note: You can also press Options when playing a video and select Add to favorites.

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Adding Videos to a Playlist


Use this option if you enjoyed a particular video and want to add it to one of your
playlists.
To add a video to My Favorites from the Related Videos screen:

1. On the Related Videos screen of the video you want to add as a favorite,
press / to select Add to Favorites, then press OK.
2. Press / to select Create your playlist (to create a new playlist) or Choose
your current playlist.

3. If you choose Create your playlist, enter the name of your new playlist using
the on-screen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK. If you choose Choose
your current playlist, press OK.

Note: You can also press Options when playing a video and select Add video to favorites.

Deleting a YouTube Account


To delete a YouTube account from the media player:

1.
2.
3.
4.

Press
Press
Press
Press

/
/
/
/

to select Users in the YouTube home screen, then press OK.


to select Delete account, then press OK.
to select the account you want to delete, then press OK.
to select OK on the confirmation prompt, then press OK.

Restricted Video Content


Some videos on YouTube are restricted by the content owner from playback via
TV-connected devices. If you attempt to play one of these videos, press OK to
return to the previous screen.

Encoding Support for YouTube Worldwide


Many YouTube videos are encoded in a language other than the one you set as your
media players system language. In some cases, this results in garbled characters in
the video ID or even playback failure. If this is the case, you need to enable the
encoding support for the language that is causing the error.

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To set the media players additional encoding setting:

1.
2.
3.
4.

Navigate to Home | Setup menu bar.


Press / to select System, then press OK.
Press / to select Additional Encoding Support, then press OK.
Press / to select the encoding support you require, then press OK.

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Live TV
Access HD-quality live shows using the Live TV menu. Availability will vary by region.
For more information about Live TV services, go to:
http://products.wd.com/onlineservices/wdtvlive.

Live TV Display
1. Navigate to the Home | Live TV menu, then press OK.

2. The screen displays all available live TV services. The display is in grid view. Use
the navigation buttons to select a live TV service, then press OK.

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Games
You can access game services and use the remote control to play them using the
Games menu.

Games Display
1. Navigate to the Home | Games menu, then press OK.

2. The screen displays all available game services. The display is in grid view. Use
the navigation buttons to select a game service, then press OK.

- FunspotSwap gems with Rockswap, try your luck with Texas HoldEm, or test your
math skills with Sudoku Check out Funspot on for your favorite games.
- PlayJamPlayJam is your first choice for the best games on TV. From action and
adventure to puzzle and word games, PlayJam has something for everyone. Play to
win prizes, play against a friend or just play to climb the leaderboard - PlayJam has a
global community of players already...join them!

3. Use the navigation buttons to select a game, then press OK. Select Rules, Info
or Help, then press OK for further information, or select New Game or Start to
begin.
4. Use the navigation buttons on the remote the play the game. Select Exit when
finished.

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News Feed (RSS)


The news feed app uses RSS (Really Simple Syndication) to provide you with a list of
current news items in a brief format so you can scan headlines and choose the items
that interest you most without visiting websites.

Reading News Feeds


1. Navigate to Home | News Feed icon, then press OK.

2. The screen displays all available news feeds by category. Make a selection and
press OK.

3. The screen displays all available news feeds in the category. Use the navigation
buttons to select a headline of a news feed that you want to view or read, then
press OK.

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News Feed Search


From the News Feed or Category pages, navigate to the Search News Feed icon
and press OK to search for a news feed using the on-screen keyboard.

News Feed Options


With a news feed selected, press Options. Use this function to add a news feed to
your favorites.

Adding Custom News Feeds


To add a custom news feed to the media player:
1. In the News Feed main screen, navigate to the Custom RSS button then press
OK.
2. In the Custom RSS screen, navigate to the Add New RSS button then press OK.

Enter the URL of the RSS feed using the on-screen keyboard (see the website of
the RSS feed provider for details), select Submit, then press OK.
3. Press OK again to add the RSS feed.

Note: You can also add RSS feeds using the Web UI. See RSS on page 40.

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Setup and Advanced Features


The Setup menu lets you customize the way you use the media player and set
preferences for media playback.
To select a Setup category:

1. Press Setup, or navigate to the Home | Setup menu and press OK.
2. Use the
Up/Down arrows to select a Setup category, then press OK.

There are seven Setup categories, including:

Audio/Video Output
Appearance
Video Settings
Music Settings
Photo Settings
Network Settings
Operation
System
About

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Setup Navigation Buttons


Use these buttons on the remote control to navigate within and between the
Settings screens.
Button
Up/Down arrows

Function
Select a menu
Select a menu setting in an option
screen

OK

Displays the option screen for the


selected menu

1. Press OK. A confirmation prompt appears.


2. Select OK, then press OK.
If you fail to select OK within 15 seconds, the new
setting will not be applied.

Applies the selected menu setting

If your entertainment unit cannot support the


selected setting, no change is made and the
original setting is retained.
Back

Displays the previous menu screen

Audio/Video Output
Use the menus in this category to configure playback for audio and video files.

Video Output
Use this menu to select a video signal. After you finish making your selections, select
OK at the Are you sure you want to change the video resolution? prompt, then
press OK.
Composite
When using the standard RCA A/V cable (yellow, red, and white connectors) to
connect the media player, select Composite in the Video output screen.

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You will be prompted to select the TV standard applicable to your device. This
setting depends on your regional location.
Options include:
NTSC United States, Canada, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines, South Korea,
and Taiwan.

PAL Europe, Greenland, parts of Africa and South America, the Mideast,
China, India, Australia, and Indonesia
Select a regional TV standard then press OK.

HDMI
When using an HDMI cable (if your TV supports HDMI resolution), select HDMI in the
Video output screen.
You will be prompted to select the applicable HDMI video resolution (set to Auto, or
from 480p to 1080p). Select display resolution then press OK.

Note: The further down the list the setting, the higher the resolution and clearer the picture.

After setting resolution, you are prompted to select color space (set to Auto, or RGB
High, RGB Low, or YCbCr). Select color space then press OK.

Aspect Ratio
Use this menu to select the way videos are displayed. Options include:
Normal (4:3)
Widescreen (16:9)
The media players default setting is Widescreen. Make sure your TV can support
widescreen resolution, or this default setting can result in a distorted video display.

Audio Output
Use this menu to select the audio output mode.

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Options include:
Stereo (Analog, S/PDIF, HDMI)
This is the default setting that decodes all audio streams into 2-channel output via
analog (RCA connectors), S/PDIF (optical connector), or HDMI. Recommended if
you are using a 2- or 4-speaker entertainment unit.
Digital Pass Through via Optical Only (S/PDIF)
Select this option if you are using HDMI for video and a S/PDIF (optical) connection
to output multichannel surround sound to a receiver and do not want audio output
from HDMI. After selecting Digital Pass Through via Optical Only, select one or
more of the following options that describe your receiver, then press OK after each
selection. Press then, with the
selected, press OK again.

AAC capable receiver


Dolby Digital capable receiver
DTS capable receiver
WMA Pro capable receiver

Digital Pass Through via HDMI Only (HDMI)


Select this option if you are only using an HDMI connection to output multichannel
surround sound to a receiver. After selecting Digital Pass Through via HDMI Only,
select Auto Detect to have the media player detect receiver settings automatically.
Or, select Manual Setup.

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Auto Detect
If you select Auto Detect a summary of your auto detect settings display.

Press

then, with the

selected, press OK again.

Manual Setup
If you select Manual Setup, select one or more of the following options that
describe your receiver, then press OK after each selection. Press then, with the
selected, press OK again.

AAC capable receiver


Dolby Digital capable receiver
Dolby Digital Plus capable receiver
DTS capable receiver
Dolby TrueHD capable receiver
WMA Pro capable receiver

Note: Changed settings are not applicable during DVD video playback.

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HDMI CEC
Use this menu to set HDMI CEC to ON (OFF is set by default).
The CEC function allows HDMI devices to control each other when necessary,
allowing you to operate multiple devices with a single remote control for one of the
devices. By turning HDMI CEC ON, you can:

Press the power button on the WD TV or other HDMI CEC device remote
controller to power on or off both the media player and your HDTV or other
devices.
Press FF/REV, Play/Pause, Navigation, OK, Mute, and numeric keys on the WD
TV or other HDMI CEC device remote controller to control multiple devices.
Press the 1 or 2 buttons on the WD TV or other HDMI CEC device remote
controller to control TV volume. Press 1 to increase volume and press 2 to lower
volume.
Note: The HDMI CEC function only works with HDMI CEC-compatible devices. Not all operations of
each HDMI device can be controlled with a single remote control. Depending on the specifications of
your HDMI-CEC compatible device, some or all functions listed above may not work even if the device
is HDMI-CEC compatible.

Dolby Dynamic Range Control (DRC) Setting


Use this menu to set the dynamic range control, which reduces or increases sound
levels. This setting can be useful when, for example, you want to watch a movie
without hearing wide volume swings between loud and quiet sounds. DRC thus
enables reduced peak volume levels without loss of overall sound quality. Default
setting is On. Options are Off, Enable DRC for All Files, Enable DRC for
Compatible Files, and Max.

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Appearance
Use the menus in the Appearance screen to set user interface display options for the
media player.

Language
Press

to select the display language, then press OK.

Screen Size Calibration


Use this menu to correct any issues with overscan (the display is cropped in the TV
screen). To correct any overscan problems, calibrate the display by reducing the
display size by up to 30%. The calibration settings are in 5% increments.

Note: Screen size calibration only affects the user interface. It does not affect video scaling.

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User Interface Themes


The media player supports interchangeable user interfaces called themes. Themes
alter the player's visual appearance, but not its functionality.
Default UI Themes
The UI themes page displays the default UIs stored locally in the device.
To switch between default UI themes:
1. Select an icon and press OK.

2. The theme preview screen appears. Use the navigation buttons to View Theme
or View Description, or select Apply Theme and press OK. The new theme is
applied and the appearance of the WD TV device UI changes.

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Online UI Themes Database


To access UI themes from the online database:
1. Select
in the user interface themes page, then press OK to access the online
database for themes.
2. Select the icon corresponding to a theme and press OK.

3. The theme preview screen appears. Use the navigation buttons to View Theme
or View Description, or select Apply Theme and press OK. The new theme is
applied and the appearance of the WD TV device UI changes.

Legacy Theme

You can download the source files for the Legacy theme shown above and use it to
develop your own theme file. Go to http://www.wd.com/wdtvthemes for details. See
Appearance on page 39 for instructions on loading a theme file.

User Interface Backgrounds


You can use this menu to set a different photo as the system background to replace
the default grass field and sunny sky photo. You can choose from the WD Creative
Masters backgrounds or Your Backgrounds.
WD Creative Masters
WD Creative Masters includes themed albums of photos from leading
photographers that you can use for your media player user interface background.

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Select a WD Creative Masters album, then navigate to a photo and press OK. Press
OK again to preview the background. You can choose to Set as Background or
View Bio of the photographer, then press OK.

Your Backgounds
Your Backgrounds shows the default background as well as other photos you have
set as the background (see Set as Background on page 83). Navigate to a
background photo and press OK, then press OK again to Set as Background.

Screensaver Delay
Use this menu to set the time of system inactivity before the screensaver display is
enabled. The default setting is 5 minutes.

Screensaver Style
Use this menu to choose your screensaver display style. The WD Logo screensaver
is the default style, but you can also choose a Random Photo Slideshow of
photos in a storage device attached to the media player or a Folder Photo
Slideshow of photos from a single folder as your screensaver. You can also select
Facebook Photo Slideshow or Clock as screensaver styles.

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Show New Items


Use this menu to select a date range for the media files added to your content
source(s) to be marked as new. The number of new items displays when you
select Video, Music, Photo, or Files on the home screen, or New Items in the
dashboard.

Video Playback Settings


Use the menus in the Video Settings screen to configure the display and sequence
option for video files.

Video Playback Sequence


Use this menu to select the video playback mode. The default setting is Normal. Go
to Play Mode on page 67 for a description of these video playback modes.
DVD Menu
Use this menu to disable the DVD menu display (set to Off) if your video file supports
it. Default setting is On.

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Subtitle Font Size


Use this menu to set the default font size (24 to 68 points, 40 points is default) for
displaying video subtitles. Use the
buttons to select a font size. Subtitle font
size at the bottom of the screen reflects the font size option currently selected.
Press OK to select a subtitle font size.
Subtitle Border
Use this menu to set the default appearance of the subtitle frame (Thin or Thick).
Subtitle Default
Use this menu to set the default appearance of the subtitles (On or Off).

Note: The above subtitle options are only relevant to ASS/SRT/SSA subtitles, and are not available for
PGS, SUB/IDX, or VOBSUB subtitles.

Browser Display
Use this menu to select the default display mode for the video browser screen. The
default setting is Preview View. Examples of grid, list, and preview views are shown
below.

Preview View

List View

Small Grid View

Large Grid View

Gallery View
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Music Playback Settings


Use the menus in the Music Settings screen to configure the display and sequence
option for audio files.

Music Playback Sequence


Use this menu to select the audio playback mode. The default setting is Normal. Go
to To set the music repeat mode: on page 77 for a description of the audio
playback modes.
Audio Track Display
Use this menu to select which file information to display in the audio browser screen.
The default setting is File name.
Background Music Info Panel
When turned On, a music info menu bar appears at the top of the screen when
music is playing in the background.

Resume Music Longer Than 15 Min


When turned On, will prompt you to resume or restart a music file that is 15 minutes
or longer.

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Browser Display
Use this menu to select the default display mode for the audio browser screen. The
default setting is Grid View. Examples of both grid and list views are shown below.

Grid View

List View

Photo Playback Settings


Use the menus on this category to configure the display size and slideshow settings
when viewing your image files.

Slideshow Sequence
Use this menu to set the slideshow sequence mode. The default setting is Normal.

Normal The slideshow is played once. When the last image is displayed, the
previous browser screen is displayed.
Shuffle The slideshow is played in random order until you press Stop.
Repeat All The slideshow is played repeatedly until you press Stop or Back.
Repeat All and Shuffle The slideshow is played continuously in random order.

Slideshow Transition
Use this menu to select the method used to display the next slide in a slideshow.
The default setting is Normal.

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Slideshow Interval Time


Use this menu to set the time interval between pictures in the slideshow. You can
select from 3 seconds (default) to 5 minutes.
Photo Scaling
Use this menu to define how pictures are scaled when you view them. This also
applies when pictures are viewed in a slideshow. Options include:

Keep as original Maintains the original resolution of the image (default).


Fit to screen Fills as much of the display area as possible while maintaining
correct image proportions.
Display in full screen Fills the display area with the image (this can lead to
image distortion).

Browser Display
Use this menu to select how media files are displayed in their respective folders. The
default setting is Small Grid View. Examples of both grid and list views are shown
below.

Small Grid View

Large Grid View

List View
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Network Settings
Use the menus in this category to configure and view the media players network
settings after initial setup using the setup wizard. See Network Setup on page 21
for information and instructions regarding the initial setup wizard.
Press

to make a selection from the list of options, then press OK.

Network Setup
Wired
1. Navigate to the Home | Setup menu bar.
2. Press / to select Network Settings, then press OK.
3. Press / to select Network Setup, then press OK.
4. Select Wired, then press OK.
5. Select a setup configuration option, then press OK.
Select Automatic to have the device attempt to detect your network connection
automatically, then go to step 10.
Select Manual to manually set your network connection. Proceed to step 6.
Important: Manual setup is recommended for advanced users only.

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6. Manual: Once the network is detected, the following screen appears. Press
to select IP address, then press OK.

7. Manual: Use the navigation buttons to key in your IP address using the onscreen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.

8. Manual: Repeat the step above to key in values for the subnet mask, gateway,
and DNS settings.
9. Manual: After entering all the configuration settings, select Finish, then press
OK.
10. Automatic and Manual: Once the network is detected, press OK to display the
Home screen.
Wireless
1. Navigate to the Home | Setup menu bar.
2. Press / to select Network Settings, then press OK.
3. Press / to select Network Setup, then press OK.

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4. Select Wireless, then press OK.

5. Select a wireless connection method, then press OK.

Auto search, Manually enter the wireless network name, and Wi-Fi
Protected Setup (WPS) - see Wireless Network Setup on page 22 for further
instructions.
Get Windows Pairing Code
You can use Windows 8 or Windows 7 to pair the media player to your network as
a wireless network setup option.
1. Under Wireless Network Setup, select Get Window pairing code, then press
OK. A pairing code displays. Make a note of this code and start your Windows 7
computer.

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2. Open a Windows Explorer window, then click Network.


3. Click Add a wireless device.

4. Click on the media player device icon, then click Next.

5. Enter the pairing code (see step 1), then click Next.

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6. Select the network you want to add the media player to from the list, then click
Next.

7. Press OK on the remote to connect the media player to your network (see step
1).
8. Once the media player connects to the network, the following screen displays.
Click Close.

Previously Connected Wireless Network


This menu displays a record of your wireless network settings. After performing a
wireless network setup, the media player keeps a record of the LAN access point.
Use this menu to reconnect to the local network without having to rekey the
password.

Check Connection
See Checking the Network Connection on page 25 for information and
instructions.

Device Name
The name shown in the device name field helps you identify the media player on the
network. Use this menu option to change the device name using the onscreen
keyboard.
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Network Share Server Settings


Must be set to On for each operating system to enable access to an attached USB
drive via the local network. See Transferring Files on page 31 for information and
instructions.

Workgroup
Allows the media player to join an existing Samba (CIFS/SMB) workgroup on your
network. Computers and devices in the same workgroup may allow each other
access to their files. To join a workgroup, enter the Workgroup Name then press OK.

Proxy
Proxy is used by corporations to view and filter online transactions. All requests in
the corporate environment go through a proxy server to perform such actions as
recording the IP address of a web site, checking the IP address that is being opened
to make sure its not on a blocked list, and checking outgoing attachments for spam
or viruses.
If you plan to use the media server in a corporate environment, select On, then enter
the Proxy address and port using the on-screen keyboard to access online services.

Clear Saved Network Share Login


Use this menu to clear login information (preset password) for the network share.

Linux Share (NFS) Support


Use this menu to turn Linux share (NFS) support on (this option set to Off by
default).
Linux Shares
Linux shares use NFS, which is popular with power users and Linux users because
of the increased speed and performance it can provide. NFS is better suited to Linux
since using NFS with Windows requires installation of third party applications.
Follow the steps under Accessing a Shared Folder on page 30, selecting the name
of your NAS device or computer and referencing your NAS device or operating
system documentation for password setup and administration if necessary.

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Operation
Use the menus in the Operation screen to set preferences for the media player.

Remote Settings
Select a function for the A, B, C, and D function buttons on the remote controller.
The remote settings menu displays the functions currently assigned to each button.

To change functions, press / to select a function button, then press OK. Press
/ to select functions such as display mode, filter menu, Music, Video, Services,
Setup, Capture Snapshot (saves screen snapshots to attached USB storage), etc.,
then press OK.

To reset the function buttons to default settings, select Reset, then press OK.

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Delete Music Preset (Buttons 0-9)


To clear a music file or playlist preset from one of the 0-9 buttons, press
select a numbered button. Press to select the , then press OK.

to

Auto Play
Select the type of media (music or video) that plays automatically when a USB
device is connected to USB port 1 on the front of the media player. The media files
must be located in the USB devices root directory for Auto Play to function.

Note: The auto play function will only work if the USB device is plugged into USB port 1 on the front of
the media player.

3 Hours Energy Saving Auto Shut Down


Use this menu to automatically shut down the device after three hours when not in
use. This function is set to On by default.
When the device is in use (playing content) or a background task has been (e.g.,
media library compilation is set for 4:00 AM), this option will not work. When the
device is about to shut down, a message appears in the UI.

System
Use the menus in this category to configure the media players general functions.
Press / to make a selection from the list of options, then press OK.

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Set Time & Country


Use this menu to select your local time zone and turn Daylight Savings Time or
24-Hour Time Off or On so that the media player displays the current time
according to your preference.

Media Library
Use this menu to enable or disable Media Library (turn Off, On, or Clear Media
Library), which refers to the process of consolidating the media contents of an
internal hard drive, USB drive, or network drives into one database so you can locate
media files based on metadata information. See Media Library on page 201 for
more information.

Media Library Manager for Network Share


Use this option to manually add individual share folders to the media library. Select
Add network share to media library to connect to a Windows or Linux Share (see
Network Share on page 29 for more info). While browsing the content inside, press
Option to add a share folder to the Media Library. A maximum of 10 shares can be
added. You can also set automatic file scanning on network shares. Choose from
During Standby Only, Once An Hour, Once A Day, Once A Week, or Once A
Month.

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Get Content Info


Use this menu to set options for how you want to attach metadata (such as artwork
and additional information) to your music and video files. Manual Only is the default
setting, and you can also set this menu to Auto.

Meta-Source Manager
Use this menu to select a meta-source that provides metadata information and
artwork for your media files. Select Movie, Music, or TV Show to display and select
available meta-sources for the media type.

Select Add New Meta-Source and select the meta-source XML file from the
network or attached USB storage.

Device Security
Use this menu to set a security password to access and control store demo mode
and parental control features. Select Device Security and use the navigation
buttons
to type in your password (you will need to enter it twice before initial
use) to enable the features. The following screen displays:

From here, enter the Parental Control menu, set Store Demo Mode, or Set New
Password.

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Parental Control
Parental control allows you to password protect an Internet service so the user can
access it only if the correct password is entered. There are two options:
1. Show default option. The service is not password protected.
2. Ask the password must be entered to access the service.
3. Hide the service is hidden in Favorites or the Services menu and is inaccessibe
until reset to Show or Ask.

Store Demo Mode


When set to On, this option allows settings to be changed and functions tested for
demonstration purposes. After exiting Store Demo Mode, all previous user settings
are restored. When the media player is idle for 60 seconds in Store Demo Mode, a
demo video begins playing. Press OK to exit idle mode when this occurs.

Additional Encoding Support


Press / to select an encoding support for a secondary language, then press OK.
This prevents garbled characters in file names and subtitles defined in the selected
language.

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Disk Manager
This option displays information about the attached drives when you select the drive
then press OK, including:

Storage type
Free space
Total size
File system
Total size of media files by type

Device Registration
To register your WD product using the Setup menu:

1. Make sure your media player has an active network connection.


See Finding Your Content on page 26 for instructions on how to set up a
network connection.
2. Press Setup or navigate to the Home | Setup menu, then press OK.
3. Press / to select System, then press OK.
4. Press / to select Device Registration, then press OK.

5. On the Register Product screen, press / to select First Name, then press
OK.
6. Use the navigation buttons
to type in your first name using the on-screen
keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
7. Press / to select Last Name, then press OK.
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8. Use the navigation buttons


to type in your last name using the on-screen
keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
9. Press / to select Email, then press OK.
10. Use the navigation buttons
to type in your email address using the onscreen keyboard. Select Submit, then press OK.
11. On the Register Product screen, press
to select OK, and then press OK.

LED Light Control


Use this menu to turn off the WD LED light (Always Off). If turned off, the WD LED
will only appear during start up then disappear after the device has booted up. The
default setting is Normal.

Device Reset
Use this menu to perform device reset options:

Reset All Settings Back to Factory Default restores all media player system
preferences and playback settings to their default factory values. This may correct
problems caused by a failed firmware upgrade or faulty configuration settings.
Reset All Settings Except Online Service Accounts restores all media player
system preferences and playback settings to their default factory values with the
exception of your internet Services personal account information.
Reset All Online Service Accounts clears all account information and logins you
have entered for Services, with the exception of CinemaNow and TuneIn (you must
contact these service providers to have the media player removed from your
account).
Reset Web Interface Login clears the user-created Web UI password and resets
it to the default password. See Using the Web UI on page 37 for details.

Important: If you specified a static IP address (or any other non-standard


configuration), the media player will no longer appear on the network after
the reset. Also, be sure to reset the media player to factory defaults and
reset all online service accounts before returning or otherwise transferring
the device to purge your internet services personal account information,
network shares passwords, and wireless network passwords.
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To perform a device reset:

1. Press / to select Device Reset, then press OK.


2. Press / to select a device reset option, then press OK.
3. Select OK in the confirmation screen, then press OK.

Device Restart
Press OK to restart the media player.

Check Latest Firmware


This menu displays the current firmware version. Press OK to check for new
firmware.

Auto Detect New Firmware


Use this menu to turn the automatic detection of new firmware On or Off. See
System Firmware Upgrade on page 203 for further details.

Product Improvement Opt-in


Use this menu to turn usage statistics sharing On or Off. If you select On, select
Yes, then press OK. Press OK to accept the Consent to Use of Data.

About
Select this option to display the network info, firmware version currently installed,
part number, and serial number of the device as well as online service info.

Select Network Info then press OK to view info such as the devices MAC and
IP addresses, mobile access type, etc.
Select Device Info then press OK to view the firmware version currently
installed, part number, and serial number of the device.
Select Online Service Info to view online service account info such as your
Netflix ESN.

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Media Library
Media Library scans and consolidates the media contents of the internal hard drive,
USB drive, and network drives into a database through which you can easily locate
media files. This feature is set to on by default.
The following conditions will prevent the Media Library from processing your media.

The USB device has read-only protection.


There is not enough hard drive space on the USB device. Your media player
needs some space to cache information, so that searches and scans are faster.

A note about metadata


Metadata is information about the data in a file that describes how, when, and by
whom a particular set of data (video, music, photographic, or any other type of data)
was collected, and how the data is formatted.
Not all files have metadata loaded. To add and edit metadata so that Media Library
can aggregate the files properly, you can use one of several tools including:

Adobe Bridge (part of the Adobe Creative Suite)


abcAVI Tag Editor (freeware)
XnView 1.93.2 (freeware)
iTunes
Windows Media Player

Editing Metadata
Editing metadata with iTunes:

1. Open iTunes and click the song you want to edit.


2. Open the File menu, then click Get Info.
A window opens, showing all of the information you can edit for the song that
you selected. You can edit the songs:

Name

Artist

Year released

Album name

Composer

Track number

Genre
3. When you are done, click OK. To edit the next song listed in your iTunes library,
click Next.
Editing metadata with Windows media player:

1.
2.
3.
4.

Open Windows media player.


Click the Library tab.
Right-click the title or other item to edit.
When the menu opens, click Edit.

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Converting The Content Into A Usable Format


There are several fast, easy-to-use applications available online that can convert
photos, videos, and music files into formats optimized for use on your media player.
The software also allows simultaneous conversion of multiple files in batches
regardless of their original formats.

Examining Your Files


MediaInfo (free software) can provide technical and tag information about your video
or audio files.
MediaInfo provides the following kinds of information:

Generaltitle, author, director, album, track number, date, and duration


Videocodec, aspect, fps, and bitrate
Audiocodec, sample rate, channels, language, and bitrate
Textlanguage of the subtitles
Chaptersnumber and a list of chapters

MediaInfo supports the following formats:

VideoMKV, OGM, AVI, DivX, WMV, QuickTime, Real, MPEG-1, MPEG-2,


MPEG-4, DVD (VOB) (Codecs: DivX, XviD, MSMPEG4, ASP, H.264, AVC)
AudioOGG, MP3, WAV, RA, Dolby Digital Plus, AAC, M4A, AU, AIFF
SubtitlesSRT, SSA, ASS, and SAMI

With MediaInfo, you can:

Read many video and audio file formats


Use several methods of viewing information, such as text, sheet, tree, and
HTML
Customise views
Export information as text, such as CSV and HTML

To examine your files:

1. Use your browser and go to http://mediainfo.sourceforge.net.


2. Download the software and install it on your computer.
3. Follow the instructions as prompted.

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System Maintenance
The system software of your media player can be upgraded to the latest release,
which can improve support for media file playback and includes bug fixes and
product enhancements. To ensure that you receive the latest update, we
recommend registering your product at http://register.wd.com.
This chapter describes how to upgrade the system firmware and perform simple
troubleshooting. If you encounter an error message, refer to the Common Error
Messages on page 208 for possible corrective action.
Solutions to more serious problems may require contacting your dealer or an
authorized service center for assistance. For more information, refer to WD Service
and Support on page 2.

System Firmware Upgrade


Firmware is an important set of instructions that tells your media player how to
operate, what the interactive screens look like, and how to do what you tell it to do.
Upgrading the firmware is important because WD is always developing newer, faster,
and more efficient ways of doing things that your media player needs to know.

Important: Make sure the media players AC power adapter remains


connected during the firmware update. A power disruption during the
update process can corrupt the system firmware. Also, make sure that you
do not unplug the USB storage device if doing a manual update.

Automatic
The New Firmware menu appears in the media players Home screen when updated
firmware becomes available, providing the option to automatically upgrade the
firmware.

Note: You must have Auto Detect New Firmware set to On to automatically upgrade firmware. See
Auto Detect New Firmware on page 200.

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To update the firmware automatically:

1. Press HOME, then select New Firmware. Press OK.


2. Select Update device on the firmware update prompt, and then press OK. This
restarts the system. You can also select Whats New in This Update? to see
the changes.

3. After restarting, the system automatically enters firmware upgrade mode.

4. Once the update process finishes, the media player restarts. When the media
player restarts, the new firmware loads automatically.

Manual
To update the firmware manually:

1. Go to http://support.wd.com and download the latest firmware update file for the
media player.
2. Click Downloads, then the product name (or photo). Download the WD TV Live
streaming media player firmware zip file to your computer.
3. Using an unzip utility, extract the zip file contents to the root directory of a USB
device connected to your computer.
4. Safely remove the USB device from the computer and attach it to the media
player.
5. Connect the USB device to the media player's USB port.
6. Follow steps 1-4 under To update the firmware automatically: on page 204.

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Troubleshooting
Problem

Solution

DISPLAY
The TV screen is blank and the media
player power LED remains off.

Make sure the TV is turned on.


Make sure that the power adapter and power outlet
are okay.
Make sure that the interface cable is properly
attached to the correct terminals on both the TV and
the media player.

The TV screen is blank and the media


player power LED is blinking.

Check your TV input source selection.


Power cycle (turn off/on) your TV.
Power cycle (turn off/on) your media player.
If the same thing happens, a system diagnostic
failure may have occurred. Contact WD Technical
Support for assistance (see WD Service and
Support on page 2).

The TV screen is blank and the media


player power LED is on.

Make sure the TV is turned on.


Make sure that the interface cable is properly
attached to the correct terminals on both the TV and
the media player.
Press the reset switch for one second to reset to
factory defaults (see Device Reset on page 199).
Press and hold 10 seconds to toggle between NTSC
and PAL. Use a fine-tipped stylus or the unfolded
end of a paperclip to press the reset switch.

The TV screen is blinking and fuzzy.

Make sure that the interface cable is properly


attached to the correct terminal(s) on both the TV
and the media player.
Make sure the media player power LED is on.
If you are using a CRT TV, navigate to the Home |
Settings | System screen and:

Make sure that the Composite option is


selected as the video output.

Make sure the TV system setting matches the


system used in your region.

If you are using an LCD TV, navigate to the Home |


Settings | System screen and:

The video display is cut off or appears


in a sidebar.

Make sure that the HDMI option is selected as


the video output.

Make sure that the video resolution option is set


as Auto.

Navigate to the Home | Settings | Audio/Video screen


and make sure that aspect ratio is set as Normal.

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Problem
The slideshow pictures are distorted.

Solution
Navigate to the Home | Settings | Photo screen and
select Keep as original or Fit to screen in the Photo
Scaling field.

FILES
File does not play.

Verify compatibility. Refer to Supported Formats on


page 211.
Use a media converter program to convert the file to
a usable format.

AUDIO
There is no sound.

Make sure the volume on the entertainment unit is


not muted.
Navigate to the Home | Settings | System screen and
make sure the correct audio output setting is
enabled.

If you are using the composite audio cable, the


Stereo setting should be enabled.

If you are using an S/PDIF (optical) or HDMI


connection, the Digital setting should be
enabled.

If you are watching a video that supports multiple


audio channels, make sure that the Audio Off option
is disabled. Press Options | <icon>, and then press
OK repeatedly until the intended audio channel is
displayed.
NETWORK
The media player is not visible on the
network.

Make sure the Setup > Network Settings > Network


Share Server option is set to On.

USB DEVICE
The Media Library process failed.

Make sure that:


the USB device has no read-only protection.
the USB device is not using the HFS+ file system
with Journaling enabled.
there is enough storage space on the USB device.

The attached USB device is not visible


on the Home screen.

The media player only supports mass USB storage


mode. Make sure that the USB device is configured
as a "mass storage device."
Make sure the USB devices file system is supported
(NTFS, FAT/FAT32, or HFS+).

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Problem

Solution

REMOTE CONTROL
The media player remote control does
not work.

Press only one button at a time.


Make sure the batteries are properly inserted.
The batteries may already be drained out. Replace
batteries with new ones.
Make sure that the path between the remote control
and the media player is not blocked.

FIRMWARE UPGRADE
The firmware upgrade recovery splash
screen is shown after you turned on
the media player or the media player
keeps rebooting to the splash screen.

The previous or current firmware upgrade process failed.


Repeat the firmware upgrade process. Go to
page 204 for instructions.
If you are still unable to update the system firmware,
perform a system reset. Go to page 199 for
instructions.

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Common Error Messages


If this message appears

Perform this action

HOME
Hard drive cannot aggregate.

There are different conditions under which this error


message may appear. The message will specify the
issue. For example, not enough space is used on the
storage or a journaled file system.

No storage present.

Attach the USB device that contains your media files.

Media Library requires more storage


space: [XXXMB]

1. Eject and disconnect the USB device from the


media player.
2. Connect the USB device to your computer and
delete unnecessary files to meet the required
storage space.
3. Attach the USB device to the media player again.

Please turn off journaling on the


attached storage's file system for the
media player to compile the media
library.

1. Eject and disconnect the USB device from the


media player.
2. Connect the USB device to your Apple computer
and disable the journaling function. Refer to the
Apple Help for information.
3. Attach the USB device to the media player again.

Unable to compile media library on


read-only storage.

1. Eject and disconnect the USB device from the


media player.
2. Connect the USB device to your computer and
make sure the read-only protection is disabled.
3. Attach the USB device to the media player again.

Unable to compile media library. Please


check your storage setting.

There are two different conditions under which this


error message may appear:
1. Insufficient storage space on the drive(s).
2. Drive is configured as read-only.
Free up drive storage space or adjust the drive
settings to resolve this error.

Unrecognized storage.

The USB device model is not supported. Use another


USB device.

Question XX: WD USB HDD


Trouble Shooting

This indicates a system diagnostic failure. Contact


WD Technical Support for assistance.

CONTENT PLAYBACK
There is no media in the current folder.

There are no supported media files in the selected


folder. Select another folder that contains media files
of the correct format.

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If this message appears

Perform this action

Unable to play the selected file. Please


see the User Manual for a list of
supported file formats.

1. Eject and disconnect the USB device from the


media player or map a drive to the media player
while the file is located.
2. Connect the USB device to your computer or
check the file on the media players internal drive
and make sure the file format is correct/supported
(see Supported Formats on page 211).
3. Attach the USB device to the media player again
if necessary.

FAQs
How do I find media files and create playlists?
Several media player applications are currently available, such as Winamp and
iTunes, that let you play, arrange, and edit media files. These media players also let
you create playlists and edit the metadata information for media files. You can search
the Internet with your browser to locate where these applications are available for
download.
How do I copy the files from my music CD to my computer?
Digital audio extraction, or Ripping, is the process of copying audio (or video)
content to a hard drive, typically from removable media, such as CDs or DVDs, or
from media streams.
To rip music from CDs to a computer:

1. Insert the CD into the optical drive of your computer.


2. Open the program that you use to rip the music to your computer, such as
iTunes or Windows Media Player.
3. Press the Import button (using iTunes),
- OR Press the Rip button (using Windows media player).
4. Click the music you want to copy (Windows media player) and note where the
music files are saved after they are copied. iTunes imports the entire CD into your
iTunes music library.
5. Click the Start Rip button (Windows Media Player).
6. When ripping is complete, remove the CD. The music is now on your computer.

Note: Some music may be covered by copyright laws which prevent its copying or distribution.

Can I use a universal remote control with the media player?


You can use most popular universal remote control devices such as the Logitech
Harmony models.

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Appendix
Multiformat Content Playback
Multiformat is a file type that groups other files of the same digital content but may
be encoded in different digital formats. For example, a single video file may actually
include a few components such as video, audio, and photo grouped together.
The media player is capable of playing several different types of multiformat files. For
a detailed list of supported formats, refer to Supported Formats on page 211.
Audio
codec

Audio
container

Video
codec

Video
container

Photo

Subtitle*

Playlist

MP3

AIFF

MPEG 1

AVI

GIF

AAS

PLS

MP2

MKA

MPEG 2

VOB/ISO

BMP

Vobsub
(with IDX)

WPL

WAV/PCM/
LPCM

OGG

MPEG 4
(ASP, AVC
HD/H.264)

ASF/WMV

JPEG

DVR-MS

TIF/TIFF***

VC-1

MKV

PNG

WMV9

MOV

Xvid

DAT (VCD/
SVCD)

WMA
Dolby
Digital**
Dolby
Digital Plus
Dolby
TrueHD

M3U
PGS
MKV
(with
embedded
subtitle)
SMI
SRT

DTS-HD

tp, ts, m2t/


m2ts

FLAC

FLV

WMA/
WMA Pro

OGM

SSA
SUB
(SubViewer 1)
SUB
(SubViewer 2)

AAC
DTS****
OGG
Vorbis

TXT
(MicroDVD,
SubRip,
SubViewer 1,
SubViewer 2)

AC3
APE
*To convert subtitle files encoded in a different format, open the file with Notepad and do a Save As with the
following parameters: File TypeAll Files and EncodingUTF-8.
**2-channel only. 2+channel signal is sent via digital pass through to a receiver. Manufactured under license from
Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
***Single layer only.
****Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent #s: 5,451,942; 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 5,978,762; 6,487,535
& other U.S. and worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS is a registered trademark & the DTS logos and
Symbol are trademarks of DTS, Inc.
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Supported Formats
Filename extension

Codec

Format/container

VIDEO
.3g2/.3gp/.mov/.mp4

Video:
AVC
MPEG/4
Audio:
AAC
AC3
MPEG Audio

QuickTime

.asf/.wmv

Video:
DivX3
WMV3
Audio:
WMA2
WMA3

ASF

.avi/.divx

Video:
AVC
DivX (3/4/5/6)
MPEG4
M-JPEG (422)
WMV3
WVC1 (VC1)
Xvid
Audio:
AAC
AC3
ADPCM
DTS
PCM
MPEG Audio

AVI

.dat

Video:
MPEG1
Audio:
MPEG Audio

CDXA

.dvr-ms

Video:
MPEG2
Audio:
AC3
MPEG Audio

ASF

.flv

Video:
AVC
Audio:
AAC
MP3

FLV

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Filename extension

Codec

Format/container

.iso (BD)/.mts/.m2t/.m2ts/
.m4t/.tp/.trp/.ts/.tts

Video:
AVC
MPEG1/2/4
Audio:
AC3
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby TrueHD
DTSHD
MPEG Audio
PCM

MPEG TS

.iso (DVD)/.m1s/.m2p/
.mpg/.mpeg/.mpeg2/
.mod/.vbs/.vob

Video:
MPEG1/2
Audio:
AC3
MPEG Audio
PCM
DTS

MPEG PS/MPEG TS

.mkv

Video:
AVC
DivX (3/4/5/6)
MPEG1/2/4
Xvid
Audio:
AAC
AC3
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby TrueHD
DTSHD
MPEG Audio
PCM
DTS
FLAC

MATROSKA

An audio receiver is required for multi-channel surround sound digital output.


Video notes:
1. MPEG-2 Max (MP@HL 1920x1080ip30 or 1280x720p60), bit rate (SD:20, HD:40).
2. MPEG4.2 Max (ASP@L5 1920x1080p30 or 1280x720p60), bit rate (SD:20, HD:40).
3. EG-4.10 (H.264) Max (BP@L3.0 720x480p30 or 720x576p25, MP@L4.1 and HP@L4.1 19201080p30 or 1280x720p60), bit rate (SD:20,
HD:40).
4. SMPTE 421M (VC-1) Max (AP@L3 and MP@HL 19201080p30 or 1280x720p60), bit rate (SD:20, HD:40).
5. WMV9 Max (MP@HL 19201080p30 or 1280x720p60), bit rate (SD:20, HD:40). Does not supprot WMV7 and WMV8. Does not support
Screen, Image and Image Version 2 profiles.
6. AVS Mac (Jizhun@L6.0 19201080p30 or 1280x720p60) , bit rate (SD:20, HD:40).
7. AVC does not support High10.

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File

Codec

Format/container

AUDIO
MP1/2/3/a

MPEG audio

None

AAC

MPEG 2/4 AAC LC/HE

1. ADTS
2. ADIF

M4A/MP4A

MPEG 2/4 AAC LC/HE

Quicktime

FLAC

FLAC

FLAC

WAV

PCM

WAVE

OGG

OGG VORBIS

OGG

WMA

WMA2 (WMA)/WMA3 (WMA


Pro)

ASF

AIF/AIFF

PCM

AIFF

MKA

1. AC3
2. DTS
3. FLAC
4. MPEG 2/4 AAC LC/HE
5. MPEG Audio
6. OGG Vorbis
7. PCM

MATROSKA

AC3/EC3

AC3

None

APE

APE

Monkeys Audio

An audio receiver is required for multi-channel surround sound digital output.

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Type

File
name

Codec

Resolution

Other limitation

PHOTOS
BMP

bmp

Uncompressed (most
common)

2048x2048

Not available

TIFF

tif/tiff

Uncompressed 24-bit
RGB (most common)

2048x2048

Multi-page not supported,


only shows 1st page

LZW (loss less)

2048x2048

Not available

PNG

png

DEFLATE (loss less)

2048x2048

Not available

GIF

gif

LZW (loss less)

2048x2048

For animation, only supports 1st page

JPEG

jpeg/jpg

JPEG (lossy) (most


common)

4096x4096

CMYK not supported

Progressive

1280x720

Not available

Compressed RGB JPEG formats only and progressive JPEG up to 2048. Single layer TIFF files
only. Uncompressed BMP only. Not available indicates that no other limitations are known at this
time.

Thumbnail

Support

Limitation
MUSIC

Filename
extension

Only supports ID3 and EXIF format have thumbnail

mp3

Yes

Thumbnail in the id3 tag (APIC or PIC tag)

wma

Yes

Thumbnail in the asf format (WM/Picture in the extended info)

m4a

Yes

Thumbnail in the quicktime format (moov/udta/meta/ilst/covr)

mp4a

Yes

Thumbnail in the quicktime format (moov/udta/meta/ilst/covr)

flac

Yes

Thumbnail in the flac format

asf

Yes

Thumbnail in the asf format (WM/Picture in the extended info)

wmv

Yes

Thumbnail in the asf format (WM/Picture in the extended info)

mp4

Yes

Thumbnail in the quicktime format (moov/udta/meta/ilst/covr)

jpg

Yes

Thumbnail in the exif

jpe

Yes

Thumbnail in the exif

tiff

Yes

Thumbnail in the exif

tif

Yes

Thumbnail in the exif

jpeg

Yes

Thumbnail in the exif


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Regulatory Compliance
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Class B Information
Operation of this device is subject to the following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference.
2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy
and, if not installed and used in accordance with the manufacturers instruction
manual, may cause interference with radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment
does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, you are encouraged to try to
correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.

Consult the retailer or an experienced radio/television technician for help.


Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by WD could void the users
authority to operate the equipment.

Regulatory Information/Disclaimers
Installation and use of this Wireless LAN device must be in strict accordance with the
instructions included in the user documentation provided with the product. Any
changes or modifications (including the antennas) made to this device that are not
expressly approved by the manufacturer may void the users authority to operate the
equipment. The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or television
interference caused by unauthorized modification of this device, or the substitution
of the connecting cables and equipment other than manufacturer specified. It is the
responsibility of the user to correct any interference caused by such unauthorized
modification, substitution or attachment. Manufacturer and its authorized resellers or
distributors will assume no liability for any damage or violation of government
regulations arising from failing to comply with these guidelines.
CAUTION: To comply with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, the antenna
used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least
20cm from all persons and must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with
any other antenna or transmitter.

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Industry Canada (IC)


This device complies with RSS-210 of the Industry Canada Rules. Operation is
subject to the following two conditions:
1. this device may not cause interference and
2. this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause
undesired operation of the device
This device has been designed to operate with an antenna having a maximum gain
of 2dBi. Antenna having a higher gain is strictly prohibited per regulations of Industry
Canada. The required antenna impedance is 50 ohms.
To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the antenna type and its gain
should be so chosen that the EIRP is not more than required for successful
communication.
IMPORTANT NOTE: C Radiation Exposure Statement:
This equipment complies with IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an
uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with
minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body.
Ce dispositif est conforme la norme CNR-210 d'Industrie Canada applicable aux
appareils radio exempts de licence. Son fonctionnement est sujet aux deux
conditions suivantes: (1) le dispositif ne doit pas produire de brouillage prjudiciable,
et (2) ce dispositif doit accepter tout brouillage reu, y compris un brouillage
susceptible de provoquer un fonctionnement indsirable.
Ce dispositif a t conu pour fonctionner avec une antenne ayant un gain maximal
de dB [2]. Une antenne gain plus lev est strictement interdite par les rglements
d'Industrie Canada. L'impdance d'antenne requise est de 50 ohms.
NOTE IMPORTANTE: (Pour l'utilisation de dispositifs mobiles)
Dclaration d'exposition aux radiations:
Cet quipement est conforme aux limites d'exposition aux rayonnements IC tablies
pour un environnement non contrl. Cet quipement doit tre install et utilis avec
un minimum de 20 cm de distance entre la source de rayonnement et votre corps.
ICES-003/NMB-003 Statement
Cet appareil numrique de la classe B est conforme la norme NMB-003 du
Canada.
This device complies with Canadian ICES-003 Class B.
Safety Compliance
Approved for US and Canada. CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60065:03, UL-60065,
7th Ed: Audio, Video and Similar Electronic Apparatus - Safety Requirements.
Approuv pour les Etats-Unis et le Canada. CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60065:03,
UL-60065 7th Ed. Appareils audio, vido et appareils lectroniques analogues Exigences de scurit.
This device is only for use with the compatible UL Listed AC adapter.
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Cet appareil n'est destin qu'a` des adaptateur compatibles marqus "UL Listed.

CE Compliance for Europe


Operation of this device is subjected to the following National regulations and may
be prohibited to use if certain restriction should be applied.
Marking by the CE symbol indicates compliance of this system to the applicable
Council Directives of the European Union, including the EMC Directives (2004/108/
EC), (1999/5/EC), the Low Voltage Directive (2006/95/EC), and EuP Directive (2005/
32/EC). A Declaration of Conformity in accordance with the applicable directives
has been made and is on file at Western Digital Europe.
Die Kennzeichnung mit dem CE-Symbol zeigt an, dass dieses System die
anwendbaren Richtlinien der Europischen Union erfllt, einschlielich der EMVRichtlinien (2004/108/EG), (1999/5/EG), der Niederspannungsrichtlinie (2006/95/EG)
und der Richtlinie (2005/32/EG) des Europischen Parlaments. Eine
Konformittserklrung gem den anwendbaren Richtlinien wurde abgegeben und
kann bei Western Digital Europe eingesehen werden.
Le symbole CE sur l'appareil indique la conformit de cet appareil avec les directives
applicables du Conseil de l'Union Europenne, dont les directives EMC (2004/108/
EC), (1999/5/EC), la directive sur les limites de tension (2006/95/EC) et la directive
EuP (2005/32/EC), si applicable. Une dclaration de conformit conforme aux
directives applicables a t effectue et est consultable chez Western Digital Europe.
Il marchio CE indica la conformit del sistema alle direttive applicabili del Consiglio
dell'Unione europea, tra cui le Direttive EMC (2004/108/CE), (1999/5/CE), la Direttiva
Bassa Tensione (2006/95/CE ), e la Direttiva EuP (2005/32/CE). Una Dichiarazione
di conformit redatta in base alle direttive vigenti disponibile presso Western
Digital Europe.
La marca con el smbolo CE indica el cumplimiento de este sistema de las Directivas
del Consejo de la Unin Europea correspondientes, incluidas las directivas EMC
(2004/108/EC) y (1999/5/EC), la Directiva de bajo voltaje (2006/95/CE) y la Directiva
EuP (2005/32/EC). Se ha realizado una "Declaracin de conformidad" de acuerdo
con las directivas aplicables y se encuentra archivada en Western Digital Europe.
CE-mrkningen innebr att detta system uppfyller Europeiska Unionens tillmpliga
rdsdirektiv, inklusive EMC-direktivet (2004/108/EC), (1999/5/EC),
lgspnningsdirektivet (2006/95/EC) och EuP-direktivet (2005/32/EC). En
"Konformitetsdeklaration" i enlighet med gllande direktiv har gjorts och finns
arkiverad hos Western Digital Europe.
Merking med CE-symbolet indikerer at dette systemet samsvarer med gjeldende
direktiver (council directives) for EU, inkludert EMC-direktiv (2004/108/EF), (1999/5/
EF), Lavspenningsdirektiv (2006/95/EF) og EuP-direktiv (2005/32/EF). En
"Samsvarserklring" i henhold til gjeldende direktiver har blitt opprettet og er i
Western Digital Europas arkiver.
CE-merkint osoittaa tmn jrjestelmn yhdenmukaisuuden sovellettavissa olevien
Euroopan yhteisn neuvoston direktiivien kanssa, mukaan lukien EMC-direktiivi
(2004/108/EC), (1999/5/EC), alijnnitedirektiivi (2006/95/EC) sek EuP-direktiivi

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(2005/32/EC). "Noudattamisjulistus" on jtetty asiaankuuluvien direktiivien


mukaisesti, ja se on tallessa Western Digital Europessa.
Mrkning med CE-symbolet angiver at systemet overholder Europaparlamentets og
Rdets direktiver, herunder EMC-direktiverne (elektromagnetisk kompatibilitet) (2004/
108/EC), (1999/5/EC) og lavspndingsdirektivet (2006/95/EC) og EuP-direktivet
2005/32/EC. En Declaration of Conformity (overensstemmelsesattestering) i henhold
til gldende direktiver er afgivet og opbevares hos Western Digital Europe.
CE
,
(2004/108/EC,
1999/5/EC), (2006/95/EC)
, (2005/32/EC).
,
Western Digital,
.
CE
,

(2004/108/), (1999/5/), (2006/95/)
(2005/32/).
,
Western Digital .

Environmental Compliance (China)

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Warranty Information (All Regions Except Australia/New Zealand)


Obtaining Service
WD values your business and always attempts to provide you the very best of service. If this Product requires
maintenance, either contact the dealer from whom you originally purchased the Product or visit our product
support Web site at http://support.wd.com for information on how to obtain service or a Return Material
Authorization (RMA). If it is determined that the Product may be defective, you will be given an RMA number and
instructions for Product return. An unauthorized return (i.e., one for which an RMA number has not been issued)
will be returned to you at your expense. Authorized returns must be shipped in an approved shipping container,
prepaid and insured, to the address provided on your return paperwork. Your original box and packaging
materials should be kept for storing or shipping your WD product. To conclusively establish the period of
warranty, check the warranty expiration (serial number required) via http://support.wd.com. WD shall have no
liability for lost data regardless of the cause, recovery of lost data, or data contained in any Product placed in its
possession.

Limited Warranty
WD warrants that the Product, in the course of its normal use, will for the term defined below, be free from
defects in material and workmanship and will conform to WDs specification therefor. The term of your limited
warranty depends on the country in which your Product was purchased. The term of your limited warranty is for
1 year in the North, South and Central America region, 2 years in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa region,
and 1 year in the Asia Pacific region, unless otherwise required by law. The term of your limited warranty period
shall commence on the purchase date appearing on your purchase receipt. WD may at its discretion make
extended warranties available for purchase. WD shall have no liability for any Product returned if WD determines
that the Product was stolen from WD or that the asserted defect a) is not present, b) cannot reasonably be
rectified because of damage occurring before WD receives the Product, or c) is attributable to misuse, improper
installation, alteration (including removing or obliterating labels and opening or removing external enclosures,
unless the product is on the list of limited user-serviceable products and the specific alteration is within the scope
of the applicable instructions, as found at http://support.wd.com), accident or mishandling while in the
possession of someone other than WD. Subject to the limitations specified above, your sole and exclusive
warranty shall be, during the period of warranty specified above and at WDs option, the repair or replacement of
the Product with an equivalent or better Product. The foregoing warranty of WD shall extend to repaired or
replaced Products for the balance of the applicable period of the original warranty or ninety (90) days from the
date of shipment of a repaired or replaced Product, whichever is longer.
The foregoing limited warranty is WDs sole warranty and is applicable only to products sold as new. The
remedies provided herein are in lieu of a) any and all other remedies and warranties, whether expressed, implied
or statutory, including but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular
purpose, and b) any and all obligations and liabilities of WD for damages including, but not limited to accidental,
consequential, or special damages, or any financial loss, lost profits or expenses, or lost data arising out of or in
connection with the purchase, use, or performance of the Product, even if WD has been advised of the possibility
of such damages. In the United States, some states do not allow exclusion or limitations of incidental or
consequential damages, so the limitations above may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal
rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.

Warranty Information (Australia/New Zealand only)


For consumers purchasing products in Australia and New Zealand, please refer to this
warranty information.
Nothing in this warranty modifies or excludes your legal rights under the Australian Competition and Consumer
Act or the New Zealand Consumer Guarantees Act. This warranty identifies WD's preferred approach to
resolving warranty claims which is likely to be quick and simple for all parties.
No other warranties either express or implied by law, including but not limited to those contained in the Sale of
Goods Act, are made with respect to the Product. If you purchased your Product in New Zealand for the
purposes of a business, you acknowledge and agree that the New Zealand Consumer Guarantees Act does not
apply.
In Australia, our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You
are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable
loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if goods fail to be of acceptable
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quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure. What constitutes a major failure is set out in the
Australian Consumer Law.

Warranty
WD warrants that the Product, in the course of its normal use, will for the term defined below, be free from
defects in material and workmanship and will conform to WDs specifications. The term of your warranty is 1 year
in Australia and New Zealand, unless otherwise required by law. The term of your warranty period shall
commence on the purchase date appearing on your purchase receipt from an authorized distributor or
authorized reseller. Proof of purchase shall be required to be eligible for this warranty and to establish the
commencement date of this warranty. Warranty service will not be provided unless the Product is returned to an
authorized distributor, authorized reseller or regional WD return center where the Product was first shipped by
WD. WD may at its discretion make extended warranties available for purchase. WD shall have no liability for any
Product returned if WD determines that the Product was (i) not purchased from an authorized distributor or
authorized reseller, (ii) not used in accordance with WD specifications and instructions, (iii) not used for its
intended function, or (iv) stolen from WD, or that the asserted defect a) is not present, b) cannot reasonably be
rectified because of damage occurring before WD receives the Product, or c) is attributable to misuse, improper
installation, alteration (including removing or obliterating labels and opening or removing external enclosures,
including the mounting frame, unless the product is on the list of limited user-serviceable products and the
specific alteration is within the scope of the applicable instructions, as found at http://support.wd.com), accident
or mishandling while in the possession of someone other than WD.
PRODUCTS ARE COMPLEX AND FRAGILE ITEMS THAT MAY OCCASSIONALY FAIL DUE TO (A)
EXTERNAL CAUSES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, MISHANDLING, EXPOSURE TO HEAT,
COLD, AND HUMIDITY, AND POWER FAILURES, OR (B) INTERNAL FAULTS. SUCH FAILURES CAN
RESULT IN THE LOSS, CORRUPTION, DELETION OR ALTERATION OF DATA. NOTE THAT YOU SHALL
BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE LOSS, CORRUPTION, DELETION OR ALTERATION OF DATA
HOWSOEVER CAUSED, AND FOR BACKING UP AND PROTECTING DATA AGAINST LOSS,
CORRUPTION, DELETION OR ALTERATION. YOU AGREE TO CONTINUALLY BACK UP ALL DATA ON
THE PRODUCT, AND TO COMPLETE A BACKUP PRIOR TO SEEKING ANY GENERAL SERVICE AND
TECHNICAL SUPPORT FROM WD.
In Australia, if the Product is not of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or
consumption, provided it is fair and reasonable to do so, WD limits its liability to replacement of the Product or
supply of equivalent or better Product.
This warranty shall extend to repaired or replaced Products for the balance of the applicable period of the original
warranty or ninety (90) days from the date of shipment of a repaired or replaced Product, whichever is longer.
This warranty is WDs sole manufacturer's warranty and is applicable only to Products sold as new.

Obtaining Service
WD values your business and always attempts to provide you the very best of service. Should you encounter any
problem, please give us an opportunity to address it before returning this Product. Most technical support
questions can be answered through our knowledge base or e-mail support service at http://support.wd.com. If
the answer is not available or, if you prefer, please contact WD at the applicable telephone number shown in the
front of this document.
If you wish to make a claim, you should initially contact the dealer from whom you originally purchased the
Product. If you are unable to contact the dealer from whom you originally purchased the Product, please visit our
product support Web site at http://support.wd.com for information on how to obtain service or a Return Material
Authorization (RMA). If it is determined that the Product may be defective, you will be given an RMA number and
instructions for Product return. An unauthorized return (i.e., one for which an RMA number has not been issued)
will be returned to you at your expense. Authorized returns must be shipped in an approved shipping container,
prepaid and insured, to the address provided with your RMA number. If following receipt of a qualifying claim
under this warranty, WD or the dealer from whom you originally purchased the Product determines that your
claim is valid, WD or such dealer shall, at its discretion, either repair or replace the Product with an equivalent or
better Product or refund the cost of the Product to you. You are responsible for any expenses associated with a
claim under this warranty. The benefits provided to you under this warranty are in addition to other rights and
remedies available to you under the Australian Competition and Consumer Act or the New Zealand Consumer
Guarantees Act.
Your original box and packaging materials should be kept for storing or shipping your WD product. To
conclusively establish the period of warranty, check the warranty expiration (serial number required) via http://
support.wd.com.

Western Digital Technologies, Inc.


3355 Michelson Drive, Suite 100
Irvine, California 92612
Phone: 949-672-7000
E-mail: support@wd.com

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GNU General Public License (GPL)


Firmware incorporated into this product may include third party copyrighted software licensed under the GPL or
Lesser General Public License ("LGPL") (collectively, GPL Software) and not Western Digitals End User License
Agreement. In accordance with the GPL, if applicable: 1) the source code for the GPL Software may be
downloaded at no charge from http://support.wd.com/download/gpl or obtained on CD for a nominal charge
from http://support.wd.com/download/gpl or by calling Customer Support within three years of the date of
purchase; 2) you may re-use, re-distribute, and modify the GPL Software; 3) with respect solely to the GPL
Software, no warranty is provided, to the extent permitted by applicable law; and 4) a copy of the GPL is
included herewith, may be obtained at http://www.gnu.org, and may also be found at http://support.wd.com/
download/gpl.
Modification of or tampering with the Software, including but not limited to any Open Source Software, is solely
at your own risk. Western Digital is not responsible for any such modification or tampering. Western Digital will
not support any product in which you have or have attempted to modify the Software supplied by
Western Digital.

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Spotify Third-Party Licenses


Several fantastic pieces of free and open-source software have really helped get Spotify to where it is today. A
few require that we include their license agreements within our product. Consider it done. As we enjoy giving
credit where it's due, we included the entire list below. This means you can not only see which software we've
been using, but the terms of the licenses too. A big thanks from all of us at Spotify to the smart people behind the
fantastic programs listed. Rock on!

Boost
Expat
FastDelegate
libogg
libvorbis
Mersenne Twister
zlib

Boost
http://www.boost.org/
Boost Software License - Version 1.0 - August 17th, 2003
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person or organization obtaining a copy of the software and
accompanying documentation covered by this license (the "Software") to use, reproduce, display, distribute,
execute, and transmit the Software, and to prepare derivative works of the Software, and to permit third-parties
to whom the Software is furnished to do so, all subject to the following:
The copyright notices in the Software and this entire statement, including the above license grant, this restriction
and the following disclaimer, must be included in all copies of the Software, in whole or in part, and all derivative
works of the Software, unless such copies or derivative works are solely in the form of machine-executable
object code generated by a source language processor.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS OR ANYONE
DISTRIBUTING THE SOFTWARE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN
CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE
OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
Expat
http://www.jclark.com/xml/expat.html
Expat License. Copyright (c) 1998, 1999, 2000 Thai Open Source Software Center Ltd
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated
documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the
rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to
permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the
Software.
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INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE
LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT
OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR
OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
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http://www.codeproject.com/KB/cpp/FastDelegate.aspx
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libogg
http://www.xiph.org/ogg/
Copyright (c) 2002, Xiph.org Foundation
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the
following conditions are met:
Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
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Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the
following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
Neither the name of the Xiph.org Foundation nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or
promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS ``AS IS'' AND ANY
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
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THE FOUNDATION OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF
SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION)
HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR
TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
libvorbis
http://www.xiph.org/vorbis/
Copyright (c) 2002-2004 Xiph.org Foundation
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the
following conditions are met:
Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
disclaimer.
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following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
Neither the name of the Xiph.org Foundation nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or
promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

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THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS ``AS IS'' AND ANY
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL
THE FOUNDATION OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF
SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION)
HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR
TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
Mersenne Twister
http://www.math.sci.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/~m-mat/MT/MT2002/CODES/mt19937ar.c
Copyright (C) 1997 - 2002, Makoto Matsumoto and Takuji Nishimura,
All rights reserved.
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the
following conditions are met:
1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the
following disclaimer.
2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the
following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
3. The names of its contributors may not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software
without specific prior written permission.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL
THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS
INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT,
STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE
USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
zlib
http://www.zlib.net/
zlib.h -- interface of the 'zlib' general purpose compression library version 1.2.3, July 18th, 2005
Copyright (C) 1995-2004 Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler
This software is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied warranty. In no event will the authors be held
liable for any damages arising from the use of this software.
Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose, including commercial applications, and to
alter it and redistribute it freely, subject to the following restrictions:
1. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented; you must not claim that you wrote the original
software. If you use this software in a product, an acknowledgment in the product documentation would
be appreciated but is not required.
2. Altered source versions must be plainly marked as such, and must not be misrepresented as being the
original software.
3. This notice may not be removed or altered from any source distribution.
Jean-loup Gailly jloup@gzip.org, Mark Adler madler@alumni.caltech.edu

Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent Nos: 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 6,487,535 & other U.S. and
worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are registered
trademarks & DTS 2.0+Digital Out is a trademark of DTS, Inc. Product includes software. DTS, Inc.
All Rights Reserved.

Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of
Dolby Laboratories.
Confidential unpublished work. 1995-2005 Dolby Laboratories. All rights reserved.
2006-2007 Dolby Laboratories. All rights reserved.

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HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI
Licensing LLC.
Rovi
This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual
property rights. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Rovi Corporation, and is
intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Rovi Corporation. Reverse
engineering or disassembly is prohibited.
Do not connect the unit through a VCR. Video signals fed through VCRs may be affected by copyright protection
systems and the picture will be distorted on the television.
Microsoft
This product contains technology subject to certain intellectual property rights of Microsoft. Use or distribution of
this technology outside of this product is prohibited without the appropriate license(s) from Microsoft.
Content owners use Windows Media digital rights management technology (WMDRM) to protect their intellectual
property, including copyrights. This device uses WMDRM software to access WMDRM-protected content. If the
WMDRM software fails to protect the content, content owners may ask Microsoft to revoke the software's ability
to use WMDRM to play or copy protected content. Revocation does not affect unprotected content. When you
download licenses for protected content, you agree that Microsoft may include a revocation list with the licenses.
Content owners may require you to upgrade WMDRM to access their content. If you decline an upgrade, you will
not be able to access content that requires the upgrade.
Content owners use Microsoft PlayReady content access technology to protect their intellectual property,
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Index
A
Accessories 3
AccuWeather.com 92
advanced features 171
appearance
Web UI 38
aspect ratio
normal 173
troubleshooting 204
widescreen 173
audio channel 66
audio lip sync 66
audio output 173
audio/video
autosource function 7
supported interfaces 7
Audio/Video menus
aspect ratio 173
audio output 173
video output 172
auto play function 193
auto shut down 193
autosource function 7

playlists 97
radios 97
search 99
signing in 96
top charts 99
digital camera support 81
discovering storage attached to the media
player
Mac 32
WD Discovery 31
Windows 32
disk manager 197
display troubleshooting 204
Dolby
dynamic range control setting 176
DRC 176
DVD menu 181
dynamic range control setting 176

background 179

Eject function
button 41, 42
procedure 18
encoding support 196
environmental compliance (China) 217
error messages 207

capture snapshot 192


chapter selection 64
clear media library 48
compatibility 11
operating systems 11
composite AV
connection 15
connectors 8
connectors 8

Facebook
friends 102
newsfeed 102
notifications 100
photos 101
photos options 101
sign out 104
signing in 100
videos 102
videos options 103
videos player 103
wall 102
features 6
AV interfaces 7
menus 6
supported file formats 209
supported file systems 7
USB support 7
file formats
playlist 209

D
dashboard
options 47
Deezer 95
add to playlist 98
deleting an account 99
exit 99
favorite radios 98
my music 97
player 97

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subtitle 209
troubleshooting 208
file system
supported 7
troubleshooting 207
Files
options 88
sorting 88
view 87
firmware
auto detect new 199
check latest 199
firmware upgrade
procedure 202
troubleshooting 206
Flickr 105
exit 111
exploring for contents 105
my contacts 108
my tags 109
photostream 110
player 110
searching for a member 108
searching for contents 106
Flixster 112
folder sharing 35
folder view
music 72
photos 80
videos 57

G
Games 167, 168
GNU general public license 220
GPL software 220

H
HD media player
error messages 207
HDMI
connection 14
connectors 8
HDMI CEC 176
Home
button 40, 42
error messages 207
Music 71
overview 44
Photos 79
Setup 171
Videos 56

Home Theater
connection 16

I
I/O connectors
composite AV 8
HDMI 8
Toslink 8
USB ports 8
information panel
music 75
photo 85
videos 68
installation
composite AV connection 15
HDMI connection 14, 16
power connection 12, 15
procedures 12
requirements 11
USB connection 17

K
keyboard 53

L
language setup 177
LED indicators 9
power 9
LED light control 198
Linux 191
Live TV 167
Live365 113
adding a station to your preset list 118
exit 119
getting track information 119
listening 115
providing song feedback 118
removing a station from your preset
list 118
searching 117
sign in 113
signing out 119
local storage 27
locating media content
manual search 50
Search function 52

M
Mac
shares 28
maintenance
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system 202
media library
clear 48
exemptions 200
media library compilation
categories 49
enable 48
error messages 207
exemptions 48
overview 48, 200
media server 27, 29
menus overview 6
metadata 195
meta-source manager 195
MLB.TV 120
mochi UI
dashboard 46
home screen navigation 45
home screen options 44
Music
audio track display 183
auto play 193
background music info panel 183
browser display 184
folder view 72
media library compilation categories 49
menu options 73
playback controls 75
playback options 76
playback procedures 71
playback screen 75
playback sequence setting 183
settings 183
shuffle mode 77
sort & filter 72
supported formats 209
use in slideshow 86
my media library 26
My Storage 87

N
navigation buttons 40, 42
Netflix 124
existing membership 124
navigation 124
new membership 124
network services
folder sharing 35
transferring files 30
Web UI 36
Network settings

check connection 190


clear login info for network share 191
device name 190
Linux share (NFS) support 191
network setup 186
network share management 191
network share server 191
previously
connected
wireless
network 190
proxy 191
workgroup 191
Network setup
Ethernet 20
wireless 21
network share 28
enable file sharing 30
network share (Linux) 191
network share (NFS) 191
news feed
adding custom news feeds 170
options 170
search 170
News Feeds
reading feeds 169
NFS 191
NTSC 173

O
on-screen keyboard 53
operating precautions 1
operating system requirements 11
Operation
auto play 193

P
package contents 11
PAL 173
Pandora 125
bookmarking a song or artist 130
providing song feedback 129
QuickMix 128
signing in 126
stations 127
why a song is in my stations
playlist 130
parental control 196
Photo settings
photo scaling 185
slideshow interval time 185
slideshow sequence 184
slideshow transition 184
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Photos
browser display 185
large grid view 185
list mode 184
list view 185
small grid view 185
thumbnail mode 184
digital camera support 81
display options 83
folder view 80
information panel 85
media library compilation categories 49
menu options 81
pan options 84
rotate 84
set as background 82
sort & filter 80
supported formats 209
view 79
zoom options 84
Picasa 131
deleting an account 137
display options 136
featured 137
menu options 135
My Photos 134
people Im following 137
recent 137
searching for content 133
video player 137
Play To 6
playlist
supported formats 209
videos, playback 57, 72
power
AC connector 8
cable connection 12
LED indicator 9
power button 40, 42
turn on 15
product
accessories 3
obtaining service 218
overview 4
recording information 3
registration 3
regulatory compliance 214
safety information 1
warranty 218

R
register your media player 197
regulatory compliance 214
environmental compliance (China) 217
remote control 10
remote controller 10
buttons and functions 40
delete music preset 193
layout 10
settings 192
troubleshooting 206
virtual 37
Web UI 37
repeat mode
music 76
reset switch 8
reset to factory defaults 198
restart device 199
RoHS 217
RSS
Web UI 39

S
Samba 28
screensaver
delay 180
style 180
screenshot 192
Search function
button 40, 42
procedure 52
security 195
parental control 196
store demo mode 196
select content source
local storage 27
login 29
media server 27, 29
my media library 26
network share 28
network share (Linux) 191
network share (NFS) 191
services
add to Favorites 91
settings
apply new values 172
Audio/Video menu 172
network 186
System menu 186
Setup 171
About 199
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additional encoding support 196


appearance 177
audio/video output 172
auto detect new firmware 199
background 179
check latest firmware 199
device registration 197
device restart 199
device security 195
disk manager 197
DVD menu 181
get content info 195
language 177
LED light control 198
media library 194
meta-source manager 195
music settings 183
navigation buttons 172
photo settings 184
product improvement opt-in 199
remote controller settings 192
reset to factory defaults 198
screen size calibration 177
screensaver delay 180
screensaver style 180
select time zone 194
setup menu bar 171
setup screen navigation 172
theme 178
video settings 181
setup 171
shared folder 29
shares
Mac 28
Windows 28
Shoutcast Radio 138
about 141
adding a station to your favorites
list 139
assigning a preset button to a
station 140
listening 138
listening to a station in your favorites
list 140
removing a station from your preset
list 141
searching 139
top radios 141
shut down
auto 193
SiriusXM 142

filtering stations 142, 143


sleep timer 67
slideshow
interval time 185
music background 86
playback controls 86
sequence setting 184
shuffle and repeat 184
transition 184
troubleshooting 205
view 86
Software, GPL 220
Spotify 144
adding a track to a playlist 146
browse album artist 147
collaborate on a playlist 147
delete account 149
inbox 149
people 145, 149
play mode 147
searching 145
share 148
third party licenses 221
top lists 149
view biography 148
whats new 149
store demo mode 196
subtitle
adjust 65
border setting 182
default setting 182
enable 65
font size setting 182
supported formats 209
system compatibility 11
system reset
service accounts 198
system 198

T
temperature display 93
theme 178
WebUI 38
thumbnail support for media files 50
time
setting 47, 194
Toslink
connectors 8
Transferring files 30
between the media player and a Mac
computer 35
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between the media player and a Windows


Vista/Windows
7
computer 33
troubleshooting 204
audio 205
content playback 207
display 204
error messages 207
firmware upgrade 206
media library compilation 207
remote control 206
USB device 205
TuneIn 150
adding a station to your preset list 152
getting station information 153
listening 151
listening to a station in your preset
list 152
removing a station from your preset
list 152
reporting problems 153
searching 151
sign in 150
Tweet by WD TV 154
Twitter 154

U
UI
using 44
usage statistics 199
USB device
connection 17
disconnection 17
Eject button 41, 42
error messages 207
media library 200
media library compilation 48
removal 18
supported devices 7
troubleshooting 205
USB ports 8

V
video output
composite 172
supported resolutions 7
Video settings
browser display 182
subtitle border 182
subtitle default 182
subtitle font size 182

video sequence 181


Videos
aspect ratio 173
audio channel 66
audio lip sync 66
auto play 193
browser display
gallery view 182
large grid view 182
list view 182
preview view 182
small grid view 182
DVD navigation 69
favorite 59
folder options 62
folder view 57
information panel 68
media library compilation categories 49
menu options 58
pan options 66
playback controls 63
playback options 64
playback procedures 56
screen size calibration 177
settings 181
sort & filter 57
subtitles 65
supported formats 209
video output setting 172
view chapter 64
zoom options 66

W
wall mount 9
warranty information 218
Australia/New Zealand 218
WD Discovery 31
weather 92
change temperature display 93
setting 47
Web UI 36
appearance 38
launching 36
logout 39
RSS 39
support 39
system 37
WebUI
theme 38
widescreen setup 173
Windows
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shares 28
Windows 7
Play To 6
Windows pairing code 188
wireless network profiles 190
wireless network setup 21
get Windows pairing code 188

Y
YouTube 157
adding videos to a playlist 165
adding videos to favorites 164
deleting an account from the media
player 165
encoding support 165
featured videos 160
like or dislike videos 164
most popular 161
most viewed 161
my account 132, 158
options 162
player 162
preferences 162
related videos 163
restricted video content 165
search history 54, 134, 159
searching for videos 159
signing in 131, 157
top favorites 160
top rated 161

Z
zoom options
photos 84
videos 66

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